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Crackdown on fake IDs

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Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-D.C.) told a congressional committee last week that newer approaches are needed to deal with illegal document production and sale in D.C.'s Adams Morgan neighborhood - a place that some AU students find using fake IDs easy. Norton also expressed concerns about national security risks in the Oct. 1 hearing before the Select Committee on Homeland Security. She said after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, these activities "could become a conduit for people seeking identification documents to enable them to carry out terrorist activities." Norton said identification document fraud affects the whole nation.

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Club funds allocated

AU's Club Council has allocated around $110,000 to 126 clubs who initially requested around $340,000, a process that was "especially difficult because the requested amount was three times greater than our total budget," said AUCC Chair Evan Wagner. "The Council's job is not to make your wish-list come true," Wagner said, "but to simply defer some of your costs.


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Law gets those who dare to download

The Recording Industry Association of America's latest tactic to deter file-swappers - a broad and encompassing series of subpoenas and lawsuits filed against music downloaders - has left many file-swappers unsure of how to proceed in getting free music. Many downloaders have more questions than answers regarding the extent of the RIAA's pursuit of file-swappers, the safety of downloading music and the chances of being sued.




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