THIS Should Freeze the Very Blood in Your Veins

The federal government would have “absolute power” to shut down the Internet under the terms of a new US Senate bill being pushed by Joe Lieberman, legislation which would hand President Obama a figurative “kill switch” to seize control of the world wide web in response to a Homeland Security directive.

Article here.

Lieberman’s 197-page bill Protecting Cyberspace as a National Asset Act, or PCNAA PDF here.

OMG. VOTE, people.

It’s our only hope.

5 Responses to “THIS Should Freeze the Very Blood in Your Veins”

  1. JeffS says:

    WTF!!?!??!!?!!!?!?!? Teh Stupid is strong on Capital Hill.

  2. ricki says:

    Ho-lee crap. If someone happens to see Mr. Spock, would they kindly check to see if he has a beard?

  3. gregor says:

    It’s time to dust off the old ham radio.

  4. Gary from Jersey says:

    This goes along with the other bills Dems are pushing to control content and distribution and to track every user. All in the name of freedom, of course.

  5. Teresa says:

    Um… I’m trying to figure out how… and considering the “competence” in the area of computers shown so far by the government, it might even be fun watching them try. Kinda. Except it would piss me off when they slow things down. heh.

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