Free Republic
Browse · Search
News/Activism
Topics · Post Article

Skip to comments.

Hawaii may keep track of all Web sites visited
CNET ^ | January 26, 2012 | Declan McCullagh

Posted on 02/06/2012 10:47:29 AM PST by Mikey_1962

Hawaii's legislature is weighing an unprecedented proposal to curb the privacy of Aloha State residents: requiring Internet providers to keep track of every Web site their customers visit.

Its House of Representatives has scheduled a hearing this morning on a new bill (PDF) requiring the creation of virtual dossiers on state residents. The measure, H.B. 2288, says "Internet destination history information" and "subscriber's information" such as name and address must be saved for two years.

H.B. 2288, which was introduced Friday, says the dossiers must include a list of Internet Protocol addresses and domain names visited. Democratic Rep. John Mizuno of Oahu is the lead sponsor; Mizuno also introduced H.B. 2287, a computer crime bill, at the same time last week.

(Excerpt) Read more at news.cnet.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Extended News; Government; US: Hawaii
KEYWORDS:
Don't cross the State, or else! 12:29 CST
1 posted on 02/06/2012 10:47:30 AM PST by Mikey_1962
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | View Replies]

To: Mikey_1962

Guess they never heard of a proxy server...


2 posted on 02/06/2012 10:51:24 AM PST by apillar
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: Mikey_1962

That’s going to put a crimp on all the porn sites visited.


3 posted on 02/06/2012 10:52:26 AM PST by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death cults.)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: Mikey_1962

An unconscionable invasion, and, clearly a violation of Constitutional prohibitions against illegal searches, IMO.
But, as always, I’ll defer to the fine legal minds here on FR.

We are heading toward an abyss that only the strong and prepared will manage to traverse and survive...


4 posted on 02/06/2012 10:58:39 AM PST by PubliusMM (RKBA; a matter of fact, not opinion. 01-20-2013: Change we can look forward to.)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: Mikey_1962
Big Brother just called to say Aloha.
5 posted on 02/06/2012 10:59:04 AM PST by GonzoGOP (There are millions of paranoid people in the world and they are all out to get me.)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: Mikey_1962

So does google, your ISP, and pretty much any hack who manages to get spyware on your machine.


6 posted on 02/06/2012 10:59:40 AM PST by the invisib1e hand (religion + guns = liberty)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: Mikey_1962

This following so close on the heals of Hawaii’s vexatious requestor bill for anyone requesting public records about their boy wonder. Can’t have someone posting the REAL bc or letting out the big state secret.


7 posted on 02/06/2012 11:04:49 AM PST by bgill (The Obama admin is staging a coup. Wake up, America, it's almost too late.)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: Mikey_1962

When did Hawaii secede and become part of the PRC?

If they’re going to log websites visited, surely they will follow with tracking who you call, who you vist, where you pray, what you buy, etc.


8 posted on 02/06/2012 11:05:09 AM PST by Made In The USA (This post may be recorded for quality purposes.)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: the invisib1e hand

I don’t use google. I use IZQ. No cookies, no storing of you IP. Can they still track you if you’re using this for searches?
https://www.ixquick.com/


9 posted on 02/06/2012 11:05:37 AM PST by Dr. Bogus Pachysandra ( Ya can't pick up a turd by the clean end!)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 6 | View Replies]

To: Mikey_1962

Too many “Birther”-related hits coming in????


10 posted on 02/06/2012 11:06:22 AM PST by treetopsandroofs (Had FDR been GOP, there would have been no World Wars, just "The Great War" and "Roosevelt's Wars".)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: Mikey_1962

To me, this is just plain weird, boardering on bizarro. What in the world would they do with all that data? Who’s going to have the miserable job of going through that data and how many people would they have to hire to sift through all of it?


11 posted on 02/06/2012 11:09:55 AM PST by Rich21IE
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: bgill

Yes, and they can send a hefty bill to Hussein and us for keeping his secrets safe.


12 posted on 02/06/2012 11:11:16 AM PST by treetopsandroofs (Had FDR been GOP, there would have been no World Wars, just "The Great War" and "Roosevelt's Wars".)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 7 | View Replies]

To: Rich21IE

They must protect their fraud president...

They want the racist’s worshippers’ tourist dollars.


13 posted on 02/06/2012 11:13:41 AM PST by treetopsandroofs (Had FDR been GOP, there would have been no World Wars, just "The Great War" and "Roosevelt's Wars".)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 11 | View Replies]

To: Rich21IE

The can call it National Security and bill the taxpayers for whatever they feel like.

All Heil Hussein!


14 posted on 02/06/2012 11:21:53 AM PST by treetopsandroofs (Had FDR been GOP, there would have been no World Wars, just "The Great War" and "Roosevelt's Wars".)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 11 | View Replies]

To: Rich21IE

Yes, exactly. And what business is it of theirs? What is wrong with these people?

If we get through reforming our governments with out putting anyone’s head on a pike I’ll be pleasantly surprised.


15 posted on 02/06/2012 11:26:39 AM PST by jocon307
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 11 | View Replies]

To: Rich21IE
What in the world would they do with all that data? Who’s going to have the miserable job of going through that data and how many people would they have to hire to sift through all of it?

Computers have become so powerful that it would be relatively easy to set up a search program to sift for keywords within huge masses of data. They only need to use various negative phrases about their Messiah, for instance, or words like "Tea Party" or pro-Life" to get billions of hits. Then, sift again for other sets of words, and so on until they have developed their enemies list that will be scanned frequently. With supercomputing, millions of users can all be scanned in minutes.

16 posted on 02/06/2012 11:28:52 AM PST by Albion Wilde (A land of hyper-legalisms is not the same as a land of law. --Mark Steyn)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 11 | View Replies]

To: Mikey_1962

Pretty soon you will have to sign out every time you leave your home. And you will have to sign in every time you reach a destination. Digitally over the internet of course.


17 posted on 02/06/2012 11:38:20 AM PST by Revel
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: Mikey_1962

In a related story, every time I go to a store with computers up for internet access, I give Free Republic a “hit”, and then leave it up on the screen. :)


18 posted on 02/06/2012 11:48:49 AM PST by SoFloFreeper
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: Mikey_1962

Let’s keep a dossier on all the commie laws these RATS introduce.


19 posted on 02/06/2012 12:02:51 PM PST by immadashell
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: Mikey_1962

But I thought I had a right to privacy? Silly me.


20 posted on 02/06/2012 12:05:16 PM PST by joelt
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: Rich21IE

What in the world would they do with all that data?

They are going to make you think about what websites you visit.


21 posted on 02/06/2012 12:33:37 PM PST by nixonsnose (Let's see all you lawyers argue your way out of hell.)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 11 | View Replies]

To: Made In The USA
If they’re going to log websites visited, surely they will follow with tracking who you call, who you vist, where you pray, what you buy, etc.

Remember the howl that went up when the idea of requiring libraries to keep tabs on who borrowed what book? I see little difference here. Of course you could surf the proscribed sites from the library's computers. :)

22 posted on 02/06/2012 12:43:22 PM PST by Mike Darancette (11/06/2012: Starts "Occupy the White House")
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 8 | View Replies]

To: Made In The USA
If they’re going to log websites visited, surely they will follow with tracking who you call, who you vist, where you pray, what you buy, etc.
23 posted on 02/06/2012 12:48:07 PM PST by Cowman (How can the IRS seize property without a warrant if the 4th amendment still stands?)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 8 | View Replies]

To: Made In The USA
If they’re going to log websites visited, surely they will follow with tracking who you call, who you vist, where you pray, what you buy, etc.

They already keep track of how much you make, where you work, where you live, how you get from where you work to where you live, and where you spend your money. It's called income tax.

24 posted on 02/06/2012 12:50:11 PM PST by Cowman (How can the IRS seize property without a warrant if the 4th amendment still stands?)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 8 | View Replies]

To: Mikey_1962
OMG! Our State's Citizens are overwhelming our servers and they're learning what the laws are. We have to do something to stop them and quick.
I know, we'll try to intimidate them into not looking into anything. You guys pass a law that will track them when they come to our websites. And we'll publicly let them know in loud and clear terms that we're tracking them. That way they'll stay away and stay the ignorant herd beasts they are.

/hypothetical unelected Hawaiian bureaucrat's conversation with elected Hawaiian official

25 posted on 02/06/2012 1:01:29 PM PST by philman_36 (Pride breakfasted with plenty, dined with poverty, and supped with infamy. Benjamin Franklin)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: Mikey_1962

The state lawmakers need to be ran out of state on a rail. Let them float on rail too China where they will find a government more too their liking. This time honored practice needs a rebirth in these times of tyranny.


26 posted on 02/06/2012 1:03:37 PM PST by cva66snipe (Two Choices left for U.S. One Nation Under GOD or One Nation Under Judgment? Which one say ye?)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: Mikey_1962

I was stationed in HI with the Navy 1970-1972. Between 1972 and 1991 I revisited it many times with the Navy. I have seen it become a cesspit of Marxist social engineering, resulting in an utterly disassociated population.

Group One. There is a small, ultra-rich population. A friend’s niece lives with her boyfriend. The boyfriend is the son of one of the richest computer billionaires on the planet who has basically purchased several hundred acres of one of the Hawaiian Islands for his son. You can probably name several other mega-rich people who have estates on the islands that dirty commoners like us can never see or visit.

Group Two is larger. These are not as wealthy as Group One but never have to work for a living while enjoying luxurious estates. They run part of the the Islands’ politics. They cluster with Group Three, a gaggle of people insane with rage at the United States and all it means. Supported by both Groups One and Two, and allied with homicidal Marxists, they control the Islands’ Politics. Think Michael Bloomberg during a permanent psychotic break. Their hatred of whites is bottomless. They live to hurt the United States and the Western World the way Jeffrey Dahmer lived for dinner. They have inflicted rules upon the population that are vindictive and punishing. They have instituted a One Drop Rule for those who claim to be at least 1% Hawaiian by descent. Every few years they push the envelope further with new rules punishing whites for no sane reason.

Finally, we have Group Four, the general civilian population. The military has a large presence in the Islands and are largely immune from the civil insanity that reins there. As the old saying goes, there are people that make things happen; people who watch things happen; and the rest of us who wonder what the hell happened. Group Four is in this last camp. They try to live their lives without being destroyed by the other Groups. That they have to pass dozens of drugged-out, violent bums on the sidewalk just to walk to the coffee shop no longer even makes an impression.

That HI would even consider a law that violates the First Amendment shows how far gone it is and why Obama is so fond of going there. I would not be surprised if HI files to secede from the union in the near future, believing it can be its own country. Good riddance.


27 posted on 02/06/2012 1:52:20 PM PST by pabianice (")
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: Mikey_1962

You could set your homepage to Whitehouse.com. This isnt a gubmint site btw. Then turn on TOR to go where you really want.


28 posted on 02/06/2012 2:39:51 PM PST by Professional Engineer (Never Again! Except for the next time.)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 1 | View Replies]

To: Rich21IE
What in the world would they do with all that data? Who’s going to have the miserable job of going through that data and how many people would they have to hire to sift through all of it?


29 posted on 02/06/2012 6:28:17 PM PST by the invisib1e hand (religion + guns = liberty)
[ Post Reply | Private Reply | To 11 | View Replies]

Disclaimer: Opinions posted on Free Republic are those of the individual posters and do not necessarily represent the opinion of Free Republic or its management. All materials posted herein are protected by copyright law and the exemption for fair use of copyrighted works.

Free Republic
Browse · Search
News/Activism
Topics · Post Article

FreeRepublic, LLC, PO BOX 9771, FRESNO, CA 93794
FreeRepublic.com is powered by software copyright 2000-2008 John Robinson