Congressional Panel Approves Tracking Our Internet History

Hey, if we can't trust Chris Hansen, why
would we trust the government?
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Are you paranoid? Do you always feel like somebody's watching you? Well, the government is going to make you less paranoid by confirming it! A bipartisan panel has approved a bill that will force broadband providers to track your every move for a year! This tragically misguided bill is aimed at stopping online pedophiles. It might do that, but it does much more than that. This is Big Brother at his worst (best?).

After all of the anti-gay and anti-abortion activity by Republicans, I expect this sort of thing from them. But Debbie Wasserman-Schultz is a cosponsor of this monstrosity. And that is very disappointing.

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House panel approves bill forcing ISPs to log users’ web history


The House Judiciary Committee approved legislation on Thursday that would require Internet service providers (ISPs) to collect and retain records about Internet users' activity. . .

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