Marketplace PM for September 11, 2006
The government of China announced yesterday that foreign news services will have to seek approval from the state news agency before reaching Chinese media outlets. Bob Moon reports.
Posted In: Washington
A bill to increase protection of government whistleblowers goes into conference today. And not everyone's behind the measure, Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
Commentator Ian Ayres proposes a solution to the problem of pretexting: Forget adding more laws to criminalize the act, just make companies notify customers when anyone requests information about them.
After the 9/11 attacks, Congress set up a Victim Compensation Fund that paid out close to $7 billion to survivors and victims' families. Two of those families told us how that money has changed their lives.