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How to Communicate When Absolute Discretion is Required

By brittanyflohr in Chicago, Illinois, MSI Detective Services, Private Investigator, Security at February 23rd, 2015 | No comments

Shhh. You might not be running a top-secret business, but there are times when absolute discretion is required. But how can one keep customer secrets?

It helps to take a peek at how those businesses that offer 100 percent confidentiality treat such situations.

Privacy is a growing concern across the board. It was FaceBook’s flippant attitude toward privacy that propelled Ello into the spotlight. FaceBook is huge; your business isn’t. FaceBook can afford to lose a few thousand customers; you can’t. Read the full article »

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Woman finds hidden camera in her apartment feat. Perry Myers

By brittanyflohr in Chicago, Crime, hidden cameras, Illinois, invasion of privacy, Safety, Security at January 21st, 2015 | No comments

FOX 32 News Chicago

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Sneed: Bruce Rauner has office swept for ‘bugs’

By brittanyflohr in Celebrity, Chicago, Debugging - Electronic Countermeasures, Illinois, invasion of privacy, Safety, Security, Surveillance Services at January 15th, 2015 | No comments

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Running with Rauner . . .

Sneed is told that Tuesday was a busy day in the governor’s office complex at the state Capitol.

It was being swept for bugs.

Not the type that crawl or scurry in a hurry.

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Illinois New Laws

By brittanyflohr in Chicago, Illinois, Safety at January 5th, 2015 | No comments

Not knowing a law is not considered a legal defense for not following it. So don’t get caught unawares — new laws will take effect in Illinois in 2015 that could affect the daily life of average Illinoisans. Get up to speed on what new rules you’ll be expected to follow in the new year.
Here are seven of the new laws:
1. E-Cigs
Must be kept behind store counters and out of reach from children.
Vapor refills must come in child-proof packaging.
2. Upped speed limits
The speed limit on the state’s tollways and interstates will increase to 70 mph; 60 mph for semis.
3. Traffic stops
No more ticket quota system for police.
If you get pulled over and are issued a ticket, your driver’s license won’t be held as bond.
4. Pregnancy in the workplace
Employers must provide pregnant workers with reasonable accommodations, or face civil rights violation accusations
5. Homeowner damage disclosure
Home sellers must disclose any door or window damage, including:
flood damage
lead paint
asbestos
meth lab
6. Beer tax and milk definitions
The beer tax will extend to hard ciders.
Milk definition now includes sheep, water buffalo and other hooved animals.
7. Medical marijuana to treat seizures
Children who suffer from seizures can qualify for cannabidiol (CBD), which is an orally-administered liquid to treat epilepsy (not the leafy stuff).
Check out Reboot Illinois to see 8 more new laws you’re going to want to know about, plus a slideshow from the Senate Democrats explaining each law.

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