April 27, 2012 4 Comments
Short Little Rebel has done an incredible amount of work here, and her analysis is impeccable.
It’s along article but, it has to be be. Read and study it all. Personally, I’m appalled that such a monstrosity could even be conceived of (particularly in America) but here it is, in all it’s grisly glory.
I would say take it to the bank, but that would be counterproductive, write, fax, call, scream, contact your representatives howver you can. this bill is the founding of the wasteland of America. If you want to be a slave starving through life, this bill could well do it.
Originally posted on Short Little Rebel:
“Information is the oxygen of the modern age. It seeps through the walls topped by barbed wire, it wafts across the electrified borders.”
After reading the revamped Cyber Security Bill 2011 sponsored by Joe Lieberman (co-sponsored by Senators Rockefeller*, Snowe, Collins, Lieberman & Carper) , shock and anger quickly set in. While the nation has been watching endless news stories about our congressmen quibbling over a measly two trillion dollars, Senator Lieberman has been silently slipping the most treacherous, deceitful & manipulative bill ever created through the Senate. When Lieberman, chairman of the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs (SCHSGA), first proposed the earlier version of the bill (Protecting Cyberspace as a National Asset Act of 2010, S.3480), critics slammed him and it for being too broad in scope and for including a ‘kill switch’ for the Internet- so reminiscent of Hosni Mubarak’s during the Egyptian uprising. Lieberman blithely brushed criticism…
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