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Big Brother is Smiling
« on: October 28, 2015, 10:35:36 PM »
The USAPATRIOT Act just isn't enough to protect the safety of the poor citizens of the United States cowering behind their barriers of plastic and duck tape. The US Congress thinks it would be best to eliminate any semblance of protecting privacy in the electronic world.

"US Senate passes controversial CISA bill" | engadget

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The US Senate convened for a vote on the controversial Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act (CISA) today as well as five amendments to it. All five amendments, which would have restrained law enforcement from abusing the bill's powers as well as made corporations more accountable for their roles in protecting consumer information, have failed. A cloture motion, which prevents filibustering the initiative, passed at the start of the session today by a vote of 83 - 14. The bill itself passed the Senate with a 74 - 21 vote (it needed 60). It must now do the same in the House before being either signed into law or vetoed by the President.

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Re: Big Brother is Smiling
« Reply #1 on: November 01, 2015, 05:45:22 AM »
Business as usual it would seem.