The News: Evil Had a Birthday

• Data stolen from Veteran Affairs home, oh, by the way, also included personal info on 80% of the active military. [WP]
• Republican senator decides he doesn’t feel like talking to Telcos about NSA spying anymore. [CNET]
• The real Erin Brokovich is now suing for info in the government’s name. Consumer advocate or ‘celebrity plaintiff?’ Would you believe both? [LAT]
• Sure signs of dotage in the pasture, Greenspan points out how high oil prices may damage the economy. [AP]
• Inspired by The Antichrist’s birthday, Google admits being to being evil after all. [CT]