Linked by Guest on Tue 24th Apr 2012 08:53 UTC
Internet & Networking The SOPA and PIPA laws were defeated in the U.S. just months ago, and already the forces for internet control are back. Up for vote this week, the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA) would override all privacy laws so that private companies (like ISPs) can share all information with the U.S. government. No warrants or other authorization required. Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-CA) points out the problems with this law. Like SOPA and PIPA, the privacy issues and monitoring could reach far beyond U.S. borders.
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Kinda of reminds me of the Irish and...
by ronaldst on Tue 24th Apr 2012 19:17 UTC
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Maastricht Treaty. Irish politicians said themselves and out in the open that they'd resubmit the vote until it would pass. It did. lol

"Democracy is the road to tyranny" - some Euro intello.

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kwan_e Member since:

"Democracy is the road to tyranny"

Everything is a road to tyranny. The ones with the numbers win eventually. And you can't prevent it without another kind of tyranny.

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