When Obamacare’s individual mandate takes effect in 2014, all Americans who file income tax returns must complete an additional IRS tax form.
The new form will require disclosure of a taxpayer’s personal identifying health information in order to determine compliance with the Affordable Care Act’s individual mandate.
As confirmed by IRS testimony to the tax-writing House Committee on Ways and Means, “taxpayers will file their tax returns reporting their health insurance coverage, and/or making [...]
More payback from the Obama Administration against groups that voted against him…
The Environmental Protection Agency acknowledged Tuesday that it released personal information on potentially thousands of farmers and ranchers to environmental groups, following concerns from congressional Republicans and agriculture groups that the release could endanger their safety.
According to a document obtained by FoxNews.com, the EPA said “some of the personal information that could have been protected … was released.” Though [...]
A lawsuit has been filed by a consumer-privacy organization demanding answers from the federal government about a program by the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, an executive branch office under the control of the Obama White House, to collect database information about Americans from the CIA, the FBI and the Department of Homeland Security.
According to the Electronic Privacy Information Center, which for nearly 20 years has focused its attention on [...]
SAN FRANCISCO — Google’s harvesting of e-mails, passwords and other sensitive personal information from unsuspecting households in the United States and around the world was neither a mistake nor the work of a rogue engineer, as the company long maintained, but a program that supervisors knew about, according to new details from the full text of a regulatory report.
The report, prepared by the Federal Communications Commission after a 17-month investigation of Google’s [...]
From Sovereign Man:
Banking privacy is dead. Completely, totally dead. Murdered, really. The U.S. government is the assailant, and FATCA is the murder weapon.
We’ve talked about this a few times before – FATCA is the heinously insidiously piece of legislation that the Honorable Barrack Hussein Obama passed into law in 2010 as part of the “Hiring Incentives to Restore Employment Act.”
There were no hiring incentives, and there was no restoration of [...]
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LONDON — Video game developer Sega says it has been hacked, making it the latest in a string of games companies to be attacked.
The company sent an email to users of the Sega Pass system on Friday to warn them that email addresses, dates of birth and encrypted passwords had been stolen from online database.
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A second class-action lawsuit has been filed in a Houston federal court against Comptroller Susan Combs on behalf of 3.5 million Texans whose personal information was exposed to public access on a government computer server for more than a year.
“We are seeking the $1,000 statutory penalty for each of these individuals whose privacy was violated by the Comptroller,” said attorney Muhammad Aziz, of the Abraham, Watkins, Nichols, Sorrels, [...]