Here are tonight’s news items that I’ll be talking about on when I join my friend, David Lawrence, for my weekly segment on his radio show, The David Lawrence Show:

Senate Passes Bill to Criminalize Pretexting

HP Settles Civil Complaint for $14.5M

Microsoft, Tech Firms Seek Privacy Law

Remember, you can always download the audio of this hour, or any hour, from David Lawrence’s website for a micro-payment of 25ยข. You can also subscribe to them and have them automatically downloaded to your iPod via iTunes at David Lawrence Unplugged.