Skip to comments.February 7, 2012 Democrats to continue Internet coup with new cyber bill
Posted on 02/07/2012 9:08:04 AM PST by thouworm
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, following a recent anti-piracy legislative debacle with SOPA and PIPA, will lead his second effort of 2012 to push Internet-regulating legislation, this time in the form of a new cybersecurity bill. The expected bill is the latest attempt by the Democrats to broadly expand the authority of executive branch agencies over the Internet.
Details about the bill remain shrouded in secrecy. Clues available to the public suggest that the bill might be stronger than President Barack Obamas cybersecurity proposal, which was released in May 2011. Reid said that he would bring the bill expected to come out of the Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee, chaired by Connecticut independent Sen. Joe Lieberman to the floor during the first Senate work period of 2012.
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Is this another one of those : “ You gotta pass it in order to find out what’s in it “ ??
"Reasons for the rush may include Democrats desire to pass cybersecurity legislation before November elections, but both Reids office and HSGAC [Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee] did not respond to The Daily Callers request for comment by the time of publication."
It's all over but the shouting. I am leaving this country soon.
In order to safeguard the rights of the terrorist culture and their supporters, you insist on destroying the rights of all of the remaining 315,000,000 residents of your country.
And use it as an excuse to reward your "business" contributors.
We had the opportunity to get rid of the senile main criminal Reid, and blew it. Did he really get elected legally?
We need a recall movement for that Nevada crook NOW!
I'll be moving there.
Don't let the door hit you in the *ss on your way out.
You don't seem to have any kind of grasp of the big picture, do you.
How old are you?
I sure won't. Enjoy your stay at the Gulag.
Teens are going to "do it anyway" so you can't really enforce anti-piracy. It's not steal steal, you know, it's just teens doing what they do. If both the uploader and the downlaoader are underage, then it's not even a crime really. The best we can do is give away free anti-virus software to prevent those who are enganging in this kind of activity from getting unwanted and harmful computer viruses.
In addition to this being just what kids these days do and there being no real way to stop it, we must also accept the fact that the poor will be hurt the most by these anti-piracy laws. Let's face it, "pirate" is just a code word for poor inner city people of color. These discriminatory laws harken back to the Jim Crow laws.
I'm sure I could go on...
System being overwhelmed---The vast majority of citizens still in the dark about what is happening, and virtually no leaders in the country willing to sound the alarm and give a big-picture overview of the systemic corruption of our government and the decimation of our Constitution and the liberty it guarantees.
Where to go?
My age has nothing to do with it.
Having been married to a first generation German might though.
Where do you want to run to? There will be nowhere to go if you are not already there.
Bring it on, Harry.
One of these days Twitter or Facebook is actually going to end a politician’s career.
I sincerely hope it is yours.
Dingy Hairy Reed is a BAD Mormon!
I just had the creepy feeling that they are going to succeed in passing to signature a comprehensive bill that will effectively shut down all sites with conservative messages or information, just before the elections.
(blush) Beat me by THIS much!!
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