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The Senate Intelligence Committee approved the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act (CISA) on Thursday, despite concerns from privacy advocates. (Photo:Free Press/flickr/cc)

‘Patriot Act 2.0’? Senate Cybersecurity Bill Seen as Trojan Horse for More Spying

By Nadia Prupis Common Dreams March 14, 2015   ‘Patriot Act 2.0’? Senate Cybersecurity Bill Seen as Trojan Horse for More Spying Framed as anti-hacking measure, opponents say CISA threatens both consumers and whistleblowers     The U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee approved a cybersecurity bill during a secret session on Thursday, marking the next step […]


Congress Lines Up FCC Commissioners-Turned-Lobbyists For Hearing To Say Why Congress’s Bad Net Neutrality Proposal Is Great

By  Kate Cox Consumerist   Congress Lines Up FCC Commissioners-Turned-Lobbyists For Hearing To Say Why Congress’s Bad Net Neutrality Proposal Is Great   Steve Selwood   Depending on your point of view, Congress has been either promising or threatening to come up with a legislative solution to net neutrality, which would do an end-run around […]

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Surprise: Senate Immigration Bill Packed With Kickbacks, Waivers, “Stimulus” Spending

Source: http://www.againstcronycapitalism.org By Nick Sorrentino Surprise: Senate Immigration Bill Packed With Kickbacks, Waivers, “Stimulus” Spending     The “immigration bill” has now also been turned into a “stimulus bill.” Special provisions for Alaskan fisheries have been included. (Funny, Alaska got a whole pile of money from the “Sandy Relief bill” too. They do love their […]

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Smart Meter Bills HB373 and SB283

Source: http://www.bcpublicrecord.com A bill has been filed in the State legislature to allow customers to opt out of smart meters, HB373 and SB283. Here is a petition on the subject. http://www.petitiononline.com/1430/petition.html This website has some information on the subject and you can learn more about the subject through a web search.  http://www.stopsmartmetersnow.com/ Dr. Ken Monar […]


Canadian Government killing online surveillance bill

Source: http://www.cbc.ca By Laura Payton, CBC News Justice Minister Rob Nicholson says controversial Bill C-30 won’t go ahead Federal Justice Minister Rob Nicholson says the controversial Bill C-30, known as the online surveillance or warrantless wiretapping bill, won’t go ahead due to opposition from the public. The bill, which was known as the Protecting Children […]


DOJ Calls It A Hit Piece: Frontline – The Untouchables

Source: http://video.pbs.org/video/2327953844 Watch The Untouchables on PBS. See more from FRONTLINE. Even a fiat currency and the casino game of fractional reserve standards are not enough to cover the never ending greed.  Banks use your deposited money plus imaginary reserve policy funds to make bad bets, and lose.  But who really lost?  The banks get […]

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