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Apr 15, 2013

Bill would undermine the 'Stock Act'


U.S. House Clears Bill Obscuring Federal Workers’ Assets


'...Federal employee groups had lobbied for the change, saying that easy access to personal financial information could lead to harassment or make the workers more vulnerable to identity theft. Critics faulted the measure for undermining a law, called the Stock Act, aimed at preventing profits from trading securities based on inside information. ...'


Reference: www.bloomberg.com
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