Skip to comments.From My Cold, Dead Hands: Government 'Net Grab Is Not The Path To Better Security
Posted on 08/29/2009 11:13:35 AM PDT by Clint Williams
It was recently reported that in the Senate there is a bill, that if signed into law, would give the government control over Internet service providers and commercial computer systems during national emergencies. While I'm sure everyone's heart is in the right place, this is one idea I hope gets sent to the bit bucket.
Normally in such power grabs there is at least some semblance of high ground upon which the claimant stands, so let's looks at the government's foundation:
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Molon Labe to you, little friend!
“the government’s foundation” is Whatever the Constitution specifically assigned to it to be its domain. I don’t think Ben Franklin and Tom Jefferson assigned control of the internet to Washington, do you?
I hope there is some way this can be challenged on constitutional grounds.