Internet/e-mail wiretaps, more big brother?

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  1. zzzz
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    The Obama admin is seeking to impliment new regs making it easier to eavesdrop on e-mail and social websites (and USMB) and encrypted messages. All in the name of national security and public safety. While the aim may be good it is another example of the governments intrusion into the personal lives of it citizens and can lead, without protections, to a police state like power. Something to watch for people.


    Report: US would make Internet wiretaps easier | Top AP Stories | Chron.com - Houston Chronicle
     
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    Change... the name of the guy that signs more of the same crap into law
     
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    This story can't be true. Only George Bush would attempt fascist stunts like this.

    Where's TM to debunk this?
     
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    Being on line is technically being in public, privacy is not guaranteed. E-mail on the other hand is technically private in so much as snail mail is considered private so the same rules and laws should apply.
     
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    So being online is public, Talking on a phone is private?

    Strange.
     
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    I wouldn't trust any power to this corrupt president who wants control of the airwaves and everything else. His goals do not include traditional American values. He only wants to see government controlled NPR as the only source of news his slaves can have access to. He would love to turn the First Amendment upside down and will search for a more indirect way to accomplish that goal and the demise of conservative talk radio. I am of the opinion he would find a way to implement the Fairness Doctrine, which during his fledgling days in office, said he would never do. He is a wolf in sheep's clothing...:eek:
     
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    you never should have posted this, you're on the list now pal.


    Sirs; I denounce ZZZZZ as a provocateur , spreading misleading and hateful speech about our great leader.

    JBeukema is also verbalizing counter-revolutionary dogma and proletariat sympathies.. ...



    ( that should cover me ..right?)
     
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    Phones are supposed to be inherently private since we no longer need operators to connect us. The internet is like walking outside your home on a virtual stroll or to run errands in "public" cyberspace. Like I said it's a technicality. While there are some similarities, once you pass the gateway (your provider) into the cyber world you're technically in public, anyone can see what you post or where you go unless you have private browsing capability and even that's limited.
     
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    Wasn't Obama the one who was going to do away with the unconstitutional Patriot Act?
     
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    Buzzz! Wrong! You post on USMB and therefore you are labeled a provocateur!
     

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