The End of the Internet? Cybersecurity Act gives Obama power to shut down internet, i

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    S. 773: Cybersecurity Act of 2009 (GovTrack.us)

    We can't let this pass. They will close down places like USMessageBoard, if given the chance. I've emailed my congress rep and 2 senators. You should do the same. Make sure this bill goes no where.
     
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    Can someone explain this in more detail please?
     
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    Sever ties with Microsoft, dissolve the contracts, and stop pushing more censorship. Basically, another example of Americans who are now too damned stupid to protect themselves. If it's true, then it pure evil.
     
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    Did you read the bill? It's an actual bill that's been put in to committee. We need to scream that this bill be stopped. Only way they will hear us is by flooding their email and calling. We can't let this bill move.
     
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    What, you think I've been in a rotten fucking mood lately because I don't believe you? Shit, the rumor itself is dangerous enough. Well, all the people screaming for the government to protect them and their children are getting what they fucking want. From having to rely on the government to tell them what's healthy to bleeping out "bad words" because the parents are too damned lazy to pay attention to what their kids are watching or take them to the park. From banning certain books in the public library just because they are "offensive" to filtering any website that mentions anything about sex even if it's actually a health or informational website. *eye roll* Censoring jokes just because they "offend" someone to getting all irate for comments from a shock jock. Hell no, you think it ever stops, it doesn't, and if anyone thinks it's impossible to implement, here's news for you, you can't view most websites in many countries unless they are approved by their government, THAT'S our future if it doesn't all fucking stop now! Tell them more than just to stop this, tell them "NO MORE CENSORING LIFE!" Are we Americans, or are we fucking Nazis?
     
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    who is trying to censor jokes?
     
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    "I hope Rushes kidneys fail."
     
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    Reading through the full text, I find this,

    To me, "interest groups and advocacy organizations" means "we know better than you and are here to protect you because you are an idiot that needs a nanny-state to take care of you".
     
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    The online FCC ... I will not tolerate it, plain and simple. This is the last truly free and open media venue, if they take it from us, there should be a fight to stop them. I am just sick of the whining from so many on the left and right, it's annoying me.
     
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    this seems to mostly be about the prevention of virus epidemics and infrastructure attacks. Unfortunately, it includes a rather dangerous provision in Sec 18 subsection 2 which reads:

     

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