Skip to comments.NSA Opponents Will Picket Congress on Patriot Act's Birthday
Posted on 10/24/2013 3:43:46 PM PDT by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America
A diverse group will gather near the U.S. Capitol on Saturday to denounce the government's dragnet phone and Internet surveillance programs revealed in June by whistle-blower Edward Snowden.
The date is the 12th anniversary of President George W. Bush signing into law the USA Patriot Act, which with approval from the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court allowed years of hushed data collection by the National Security Agency.
"We're expecting this to be the largest privacy-related rally potentially in U.S. history," said Evan Greer, campaign manager of Fight for the Future, an Internet policy group that's helping organize the event. "We are expecting thousands of people to come out to D.C. The rally has been endorsed by over a hundred organizations, from the far left to the far right."
Among the event sponsors are the American Civil Liberties Union, the Electronic Frontier Foundation, the Mozilla Foundation, the Green Party, the Libertarian Party, social news website Reddit, the Council on American-Islamic Relations, Demand Progress and Students for Liberty.
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Will the Russian, Chinese and North Korean armed forces be sending representatives to the protest?
I assume Angela & the Frogs will be in attendance.
As if Angie and her little friends from the lily pads don’t engage in espionage against us.
I am more than suspicious. As the 0’care website debacle heats up, so does Snowden with his NSA comments. Hmmmm, me thinks he’s an employee of the King, and Matt Drudge is more than eager to help.