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Senator calls for accountability
in Target breach

Associated Press, by Katie Zezima

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Posted By:KarenJ1, 12/27/2013 10:04:29 AM

JERSEY CITY, N.J. — Sen. Robert Menendez wants the federal government to hold companies accountable when their customers´ financial information is stolen. The New Jersey Democrat is taking on the topic after last week´s revelation that information about 40 million Target customer accounts had been stolen. At a news conference Thursday outside a Target store in Jersey City, Menendez said he wants to make sure retailers are "putting their customers ahead of profits." He announced that he had requested details from the Federal Trade Commission on whether it can fine firms for security breaches and whether laws should be changed to protect

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Isn´t this rich. Here we have yet another Communist Democrat who wants to insert himself into the private sector. The idiot Menendez is too ignorant to see the bitter irony that he and the rest of his comrades have no concern whatsoever about the horrific security breaches with 0bamacare. The Target breach will look like child´s play when the results of breaches from 0bamacare start cascading all over this country.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: MisterDickens, 12/27/2013 10:07:32 AM     (No. 9669427)

Who will get the fines?

Oh.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: mitzi, 12/27/2013 10:11:04 AM     (No. 9669436)

Will the government have the same accountability regarding the breaching of the Obamacare website?



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Reply 3 - Posted by: tip35c, 12/27/2013 10:11:43 AM     (No. 9669438)

Gee, how ´bout holding the thieves accountable? Is that too obvious for modern-day sensibility?

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Reply 4 - Posted by: WI Cynic, 12/27/2013 10:12:31 AM     (No. 9669441)

You first, Seniletor.

When the Federal government does it, you hear, "Mistakes were made."

When Target does it, you hear, "Heads must roll!"

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Reply 5 - Posted by: reilly, 12/27/2013 10:20:54 AM     (No. 9669460)


How ironic is the poster using the words "childs play" in commenting about this pervert.

Changing the subject is the goal. Bob has no shame. If he did he´d resign.




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Reply 6 - Posted by: M2, 12/27/2013 10:38:24 AM     (No. 9669500)

I call on Senator Menendez to "call for accountability" in the IRS for breaching the privacy, personal information and voting privileges of conservative Americans.

I also call on Senator Menendez to focus his accountability laser on the privacy breaches in the O´Care website, where everything but a person´s blood type is required before they can even be shown the cost of the plan they choose. What is that breach going to cost the dupes who sign up?

No, private businesses are targeted instead. How about targeting government Agencies for stealing our freedom, while all the while not being either elected or accountable?

Target was wrong. Their bad. But at least mistakes can be fixed. Deliberate hoaxes like O´Care, global warming, TARP, green energy Solyndras and the other bailouts are not mistakes -- they are sabotage.



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Reply 7 - Posted by: droopydog, 12/27/2013 10:56:16 AM     (No. 9669540)

Menendez...accountability...pffft! Stop it man, you´re killing me!

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Reply 8 - Posted by: snapper451, 12/27/2013 11:03:03 AM     (No. 9669556)

Senator Menendez:
Where is your personal accountability for your breaches of ethics in the past?

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Reply 9 - Posted by: OdinsAcolyte, 12/27/2013 12:18:51 PM     (No. 9669702)

What about in government and law enforcement? Huh? Huh?
They do the very things they will arrest a citizen for. Two-faced, lying, POS...

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Reply 10 - Posted by: bighambone, 12/27/2013 12:43:55 PM     (No. 9669733)

If the federal government does what Melendez wants, it will probably be very hard for a lot of his constituents to get credit cards in the future. Then the Democrat politicians heads would really blow off.

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