Senate panels fight for a piece of Target

Jan 15, 2014 | Posted by: roboblogger | Full story: Politico

Lawmakers have united in their indignation over Target's historic data breach. It's just the response they can't coordinate.

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Your Ex

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Maybe like our healthcare, we should attempt to join the rest of the world in the 21st century.
(Chipped credit/debit cards, NOT magnetic strips)
Eleanor

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While the National Security Agency (NSA) was collecting our phone call numbers, these CROOKS were stealing confidential information.

Instead of PROTECTING citizens FROM having their privacy COMPROMISED, NSA chose instead to INVADE our privacy.

Put the NSA on this job of PROTECTING our privacy/security and leave Congress to actually co-ordinate EFFECTIVELY RUNNING THE COUNTRY.

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Eleanor wrote:
While the National Security Agency (NSA) was collecting our phone call numbers, these CROOKS were stealing confidential information.
Instead of PROTECTING citizens FROM having their privacy COMPROMISED, NSA chose instead to INVADE our privacy.
Put the NSA on this job of PROTECTING our privacy/security and leave Congress to actually co-ordinate EFFECTIVELY RUNNING THE COUNTRY.
in fact, eleanor, it was teh Secret Service that informed Target first that they had been hacked.

they had noticed chatter on threads they were monitoring (well, someone was monitoring, but it was the SS that informed Target Corp. about it) and informed Target that they had most likely been hacked. it would have gone on how much longer if the gov't wasn't there protecting us?

ouch! your entire premise proven faulty!
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woodtick57 wrote:
<quoted text>in fact, eleanor, it was teh Secret Service that informed Target first that they had been hacked.
they had noticed chatter on threads they were monitoring (well, someone was monitoring, but it was the SS that informed Target Corp. about it) and informed Target that they had most likely been hacked. it would have gone on how much longer if the gov't wasn't there protecting us?
ouch! your entire premise proven faulty!
And by the time Congress gets around dillying around with legislation, the NSA could already be at work PROTECTING our privacy/security.

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Eleanor wrote:
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And by the time Congress gets around dillying around with legislation, the NSA could already be at work PROTECTING our privacy/security.
obviously, they area already doing that, as i pointed out.
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woodtick57 wrote:
<quoted text>obviously, they area already doing that, as i pointed out.
"The CIA, NSA, and FBI are (at least in part) intelligence agencies that gathers information.

The Department of Homeland Security is a bit different; it includes stuff like the TSA, the Coast Guard, FEMA, and the Secret Service. "

http://theartofservice.com/whats-the-differen...

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Eleanor wrote:
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"The CIA, NSA, and FBI are (at least in part) intelligence agencies that gathers information.
The Department of Homeland Security is a bit different; it includes stuff like the TSA, the Coast Guard, FEMA, and the Secret Service. "
http://theartofservice.com/whats-the-differen...
and your point is? how does this make the BS you posted in your first comment here any different?

you stated that our gov't should have caught this if the web searching they do is worth it...and guess what! they did!

run along now, little girl...
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or they could pass laws that penalize companies with sub par security measures. Target should be the ones fined here as it was their sub par security that allowed this to happen.

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Eleanor wrote:
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"The CIA, NSA, and FBI are (at least in part) intelligence agencies that gathers information.
The Department of Homeland Security is a bit different; it includes stuff like the TSA, the Coast Guard, FEMA, and the Secret Service. "
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My greatest fear is that they'll find out i shopped at Target. Oh, the shame of it!

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Target sucks.

They only sell chi-com shoddy.

Buy American.
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mjjcpa wrote:
Target sucks.
They only sell chi-com shoddy.
Buy American.
;-000h, do U like Goodwill or General Dollar in NY?;)
altermed poticare

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Lawrence Wolf wrote:
<quoted text>My greatest fear is that they'll find out i shopped at Target. Oh, the shame of it!
Wolf yo grestest fear dat bigsis NSA targetin u in yo bed-bug?!! ;-00

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altermed poticare wrote:
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;-000h, do U like Goodwill or General Dollar in NY?;)
;-000h, do U like 5dollasukyfuky?;)
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mjjcpa wrote:
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;-000h, do U like 5dollasukyfuky?;)
here only the mid-70 weather! i wear a 99cent!!;-00h, in hahaahahahanoi is colder!! ask John Kerry to comfirm Almanac temperature ;)
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mjjcpa wrote:
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;-000h, do U like 5dollasukyfuky?;)
do U liked Gates on Fox interview? and what do you think his Red-neck coverUp & dat is dam very funnies for mi;-000
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We have a President that is giving the Muslim Brotherhood, and Alqaeda the middle east, and our lawmakers are concerned about Target. Leave Target alone, and get some help for those people we are sacrificing to the great Islam experiment.

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Lawrence Wolf wrote:
<quoted text>My greatest fear is that they'll find out i shopped at Target. Oh, the shame of it!
that is the greatest fear, isn't it....

i actually put a michael graves vase into my sisters house for fun....she thought it was hilarious.....

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Cat74 wrote:
We have a President that is giving the Muslim Brotherhood, and Alqaeda the middle east, and our lawmakers are concerned about Target. Leave Target alone, and get some help for those people we are sacrificing to the great Islam experiment.
as always, cat, you have absolutely no idea what you are talking about.

don't think you understand anything about the real world...you clearly do not..anything you think is true, think the opposite and that is most likely the truth....

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mjjcpa wrote:
Target sucks.
They only sell chi-com shoddy.
Buy American.
are you telling us you only buy american? really? do you want to take moment and rethink that statement before i tear you a new on on it?

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woodtick57 wrote:
<quoted text>are you telling us you only buy american? really? do you want to take moment and rethink that statement before i tear you a new on on it?
No.

It's nearly impossible to tell.

I try very hard, but liberals have destroyed every industry in America.

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