NASA Workers Press Congress To Probe Data Breach

Law360, New York (November 28, 2012, 5:03 PM EST) -- NASA employees who unsuccessfully petitioned the U.S. Supreme Court in 2010 to bar the agency from collecting their personal information urged Congress on Wednesday to investigate a recent breach at the agency that may have exposed employees' and contractors' data.

Employees at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory research center called for an immediate congressional investigation into NASA's behavior in handling their personal data in light of the Oct. 31 theft of a NASA employee's password-protected but unencrypted laptop, which compromised sensitive, personally identifiable information of more than...
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