03/27/2008 - A bill (A.B. 488) introduced in the Wisconsin Assembly would prohibit the sale of consumer goods equipped with RFID tags unless the seller renders the tags inoperable before the consumer takes possession of the items.
03/11/2008 - The Southern Poverty Law Center says there has been a sharp increase in hate crimes against Hispanics, but a prominent immigration reform group named in the report says the data is misleading.
02/29/2008 - Slavery is becoming more common in the West as well as in developing countries, according to the Department of State’s annual report on human trafficking. In 2007, a California company settled a slavery case with the US government and Gap Inc. announced an investigation into subcontractor use of forced child labor.
02/29/2008 - The European Union has brought increasing economic prosperity to its members, but it has also created a single market that car thieves exploit shrewdly. Here is the data from Eurostat, Europol, Interpol, and the FBI.