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Clearing your browser history can be deemed ‘obstruction of justice’ in the U.S.

By Lauren O’Neil CBC News June 9, 2015 9:39 AM ET   Clearing your browser history can be deemed ‘obstruction of justice’ in the U.S. Boston Marathon bomber’s acquaintance could face 20 years in prison for deleting files     Next week, a 24-year-old man who knew Boston Marathon bombers Dzhokhar and Tamerlan Tsarnaev is scheduled to appear in U.S. Federal […]

Under the U.S. Sarbanes-Oxley Act, clearing your browser history could land you a felony charge for destroying records in a federal investigation — whether you realize you're under investigation or not. (Shutterstock/amaze646)

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Government Releases Massive Trove of Data on Doctors’ Prescribing Patterns

By Charles Ornstein ProPublica May 1, 2015 Government Releases Massive Trove of Data on Doctors’ Prescribing Patterns The move follows a ProPublica investigation showing that Medicare did little to find dangerous prescribing by doctors to seniors and the disabled. It is also part of the government’s new push to bring transparency to taxpayer-supported medical care. […]