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Submission + - US Supreme Court says NASA background checks OK ( 1

coondoggie writes: In a long-running dispute about privacy and security, the US Supreme Court today sided with NASA saying its background checks were not invasive and that the information required for not only NASA but most government positions was a reasonable security precaution and that sufficient privacy safeguards existed to prevent any improper disclosures. You may recall that in this case, 28 scientists and engineers at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory filed suit against the US government and the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) in 2007 saying that NASA's invasive background investigations as required by government regulations.
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US Supreme Court says NASA background checks OK

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  • Do I want the people who are working on the next levels, of my nations, advanced tech raked over the coals in back ground checks.... UMMM YES!!!!!!!!!

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