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Federal Judge Makes Illegal Ruling That D.C. Madam Can Distribute Phone Records
Needs of the Many ^

Posted on 07/06/2007 12:14:38 PM PDT by vaper69

Judge Gladys Kessler, a U.S. District Court judge, made an illegal ruling in the DC madam case. Hmmm, a judge making an illegal ruling ... what else is new. It is, in fact, against the law for the madam to release the personal information of her clients. Especially since she maintains that her business was legitimate, but the law doesn't apply to Judge Gladys Kessler.

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TOPICS: Government; Politics; Society
KEYWORDS: dcmadam; palfrey

1 posted on 07/06/2007 12:14:40 PM PDT by vaper69
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Looks like this blogger is misunderstanding the law. The Basics on FACTA
2 posted on 07/06/2007 12:34:07 PM PDT by cryptical
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Looks like this blogger is misunderstanding the law

No kidding. How exactly how does this madame get her customers' credit reports?
3 posted on 07/06/2007 12:39:38 PM PDT by TexasAg1996
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No business is allowed to compromise the privacy of their clients ... period, end of story. The law is FACTA, and I wrote about it here. Any records obtained by a business that can be used to compromise a person's identity must be protected at all costs. This includes social security numbers, addresses, email, names, and phone numbers. Palfrey is not allowed to violate federal law to distribute this information, and she is required by FACTA to destroy it beyond the point of reconstruction if she were to throw it away. The same is true of every business in the United States.

I've looked at the FACTA language, and as far as I can tell, it applies to "financial institutions" like banks and insurance companies, not bordello operators.

4 posted on 07/06/2007 12:41:58 PM PDT by HAL9000
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Odd. As we haven't heard a peep from the MSM about political celebritys being on the list, is it safe to assume that large numbers of Dems and Libs were contained therein?

I'm certain that any (R)'s, or Conservatives, on it would have been 'outed' immediately.

Either that or a lot of 'hush money' is being paid behind the scenes...

5 posted on 07/06/2007 12:43:23 PM PDT by GoldCountryRedneck ("Flying is like Life: Know where you are, where you're going, and how to get there." - 'Ol Dad)
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To: vaper69

If this were true, how do mailing list companies buy and sell names, addresses, and phone numbers of people?

Or for that matter, how does the phone company publish a phonebook?


6 posted on 07/06/2007 1:36:37 PM PDT by chaosagent (Remember, no matter how you slice it, forbidden fruit still tastes the sweetest!)
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Personally, I’d like to see it released.

I hope Flynt digs up all kinds of crap and releases it.

Let’s clean house (and Senate). If they’s skeletons of this variety, then let’s hang em out to dry.


7 posted on 07/06/2007 6:26:35 PM PDT by xzins (Retired Army Chaplain And Proud of It! Those who support the troops will pray for them to WIN!)
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