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    You Can Be Prosecuted for Clearing Your Browser History

    Khairullozhori Matanov, a friend of the Boston bomber, is being sentenced under a law whose purview is growing disturbingly wide.



    ... Federal prosecutors charged Matanov for destroying records under the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, a law enacted by Congress in the wake of the Enron scandal. The law was, in part, intended to prohibit corporations under federal investigation from shredding incriminating documents. But since Sarbanes-Oxley was passed in 2002 federal prosecutors have applied the law to a wider range of activities. A police officer in Colorado who falsified a report to cover up a brutality case was convicted under the act, as was a woman in Illinois who destroyed her boyfriend’s child pornography ...



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    http://www.thenation.com/article/208593/you-can-be-prosecuted-clearing-your-browser-history#


    http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/...uted_n_7526550.html?ncid=txtlnkusaolp00000592


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