Daily Archives: August 16, 2013

State Department May Give Embassy Drone Surveillance Another Shot

[Translate] State Department May Give Embassy Drone Surveillance Another Shot  By Joseph Marks August 14, 2013 The State Department’s security bureau is back in the market for a contractor to fly surveillance drones over U.S. embassies abroad and along diplomats’ … Continue reading

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L-3 Selected to Provide In-Service Support for Canada’s CC-150 Polaris Fleet

[Translate] L-3 Selected to Provide In-Service Support for Canada’s CC-150 Polaris Fleet Published: August 15, 2013 NEW YORK — L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) announced today that its MAS division has been awarded a contract from the Government of Canada to … Continue reading

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Contractors who tell don’t have same protections as feds

[Translate] Contractors who tell don’t have same protections as feds By Frank Konkel Aug 14, 2013 As a contractor, Edward Snowden would not have been eligible for whistleblower protection under federal law.

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Booz Allen Keeps Winning Government Security Contracts After Snowden Leak

[Translate] Booz Allen Keeps Winning Government Security Contracts After Snowden Leak   by Filipa Ioannou Aug 15, 2013 4:45 AM EDT In the months since Edward Snowden leaked damaging national security information, his former employer has racked up lucrative new … Continue reading

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5th Circ. Kickback Ruling Further Squeezes Contractors

[Translate] 5th Circ. Kickback Ruling Further Squeezes Contractors  By Dietrich Knauth Law360, New York (July 29, 2013, 8:55 PM ET) — A recent Fifth Circuit ruling allows the government, for the first time, to punish companies for Anti-Kickback Act violations … Continue reading

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