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8 Dec 2006

Pretexting may be outlawed by US Senate

Way back in April, the US House of Representatives voted unanimously to ban "pretexting" but the draft law sat on the sidelines pending Senate committee discussions ... then the HP boardroom incident occurred ... and now suddenly the Senate looks likely to vote the pretexting law through on a fast-track procedure (provided nobody objects). Pretexting in general is already outlawed in California and throughout the US if used to obtain financial information.
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