006--License to lie

Think Progress reports that a new presidential memo authorizes John Negroponte to authorize companies to lie for national security:


Ordinarily, a company that conceals their transactions and activities from the public would violate securities law. But an presidential memorandum signed by the President on May 5 allows the Director of National Intelligence, John Negroponte, to authorize a company to conceal activities related to national security. (See 15 U.S.C. 78m(b)(3)(A))
[http://www.prospect.org/weblog/2006/>TAPPED, Think Progress]

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