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January 31, 2011

Our Home-Grown Internet Kill Switch

The U.S. government has plans for its own Internet Kill Switch.
The legislation was first introduced last summer by Sens. Joseph Lieberman (I-Conn.) and Susan Collins (R-Maine), and the former has promised to bring it to the floor again in 2011. It isn't called anything as obvious as the Internet Kill Switch, of course. It is called the "Protecting Cyberspace as a National Asset Act." Who could be against that? Anyone who's watching the news on TV today, that's who. -- Egypt Flips Internet Kill Switch. Will the U.S.? | News & Opinion | PCMag.com

Posted by Vanderleun at January 31, 2011 8:00 AM. This is an entry on the sideblog of American Digest: Check it out.

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The DC cretins fear the people more each day as they see what happens in other countries. One big difference, we are armed.

Posted by: Peccable at January 31, 2011 9:09 AM

And they didn't call "Death Panels" Death Panels either.

Posted by: Don Rodrigo at January 31, 2011 2:11 PM

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