Latest topics
» Giant Ancient Pyramid Found On Mars In HD Photo
Today at 12:31 pm by PurpleSkyz

» #QAnon Drama Theater: Antarctica Q researchers DEAD, MH-370 Organ Harvesting Plot plus more
Today at 11:56 am by PurpleSkyz

» The Persepolis Plateau Iran's Antediluvian Jewel's (Part 1)
Today at 11:55 am by PurpleSkyz

» RH- Blood Type - Who are the Celts genetically speaking?
Today at 11:43 am by PurpleSkyz

» The Symbolic Meaning Behind The Celtic Tree Of Life
Today at 11:40 am by PurpleSkyz

» NIBIRU News ~ TWO SUNS SIGHTING Across the World plus MORE
Today at 11:29 am by PurpleSkyz

» UFO News - UFOs on official NASA LASCO C2 & LASCO C3 satellite images in the solar space plus MORE
Today at 11:10 am by PurpleSkyz

» David Icke Talks About The French Protests
Today at 10:58 am by PurpleSkyz

» Ending Marijuana Lies Forever - The Marijuana Data Collection Act
Today at 10:55 am by PurpleSkyz

» Holistic MD who founded Florida Marijuana Institute found dead of alleged suicide
Today at 10:54 am by PurpleSkyz

» MIT Researchers Can Shrink Objects to Nanoscale
Today at 1:48 am by PurpleSkyz

» UFO Hunters Identify a Huge "DOME" Structure in a Crater on the Moon
Today at 1:07 am by PurpleSkyz

» People are noticing SOMETHING different about the Moon!
Today at 1:02 am by PurpleSkyz

» THE ALIEN UFO BOMBSHELL THAT ROCKED AREA 51 IS EXPLODING AGAIN!
Today at 1:00 am by PurpleSkyz

» Body Language: James Comey Stand Up And Speak The Truth
Today at 12:49 am by PurpleSkyz

» We wish you a Merry Brexmas and a déja vu Year
Today at 12:48 am by PurpleSkyz

» 1G To 5G – It’s All Dangerous – Veteran MD Drops Bombshell At 5G Hearing
Today at 12:45 am by PurpleSkyz

» The Most Secret Space Program Mission EVER Recorded Documentary
Today at 12:41 am by PurpleSkyz

» Two UFOs Caught Over Snowy Mountains In Anchorage, Alaska
Today at 12:34 am by PurpleSkyz

» #LIVE - #LadyDragon + Nightly #News + #JudgeJeanine
Yesterday at 10:10 pm by LadyDragon

» Massive Fissures Open Up And Destroy Homes After Volcanic Eruption Hits Vanuatu Islands
Yesterday at 9:56 pm by PurpleSkyz

» How Science Failed UFOs. Richard Dolan Intelligent Disclosure. Dec. 18, 2018.
Yesterday at 9:14 pm by PurpleSkyz

» “The Envelopes”
Yesterday at 7:10 pm by PurpleSkyz

» Q & TRUMP PREDICTED! I, PET GOAT II NEW DETAILS
Yesterday at 6:12 pm by PurpleSkyz

» #Live - #Spaceforce - #SpaceCommand - Mike Pence Remarks
Yesterday at 5:14 pm by LadyDragon

» #LIVE #QANON #LadyDragon + #Meditation with #JaredRand @potus
Yesterday at 4:04 pm by LadyDragon

» #Live - #LadyDragon #SarahSanders #PressConference
Yesterday at 3:48 pm by LadyDragon

» More on Those Massive Waves - Slams into California, Oregon and Washington State Coastline
Yesterday at 1:45 pm by PurpleSkyz

» #LIVE - #OUTNUMBERED + #LadyDragon #Flynn sentencing
Yesterday at 1:38 pm by LadyDragon


CLICK THE SUBSCRIBE BUTTON BELOW TO RECEIVE OUR DAILY NEWSLETTER

A 2ND EMAIL COMPLETES THE ACTIVATION PROCESS




CLICK THE PURPLE BUTTON TO VIEW OUR LATEST POSTS




You are not connected. Please login or register

Out Of Mind » VOICES CARRY ~ DISCERNMENT REQUIRED - QUESTION EVERYTHING » ANNA VON REITZ » arnie rosner: Sure Judge Anna…they are all innocent and ignorant…

arnie rosner: Sure Judge Anna…they are all innocent and ignorant…

Go down  Message [Page 1 of 1]

PurpleSkyz

avatar
Admin

arnie rosner: Sure Judge Anna…they are all innocent and ignorant…

Posted on January 7, 2016 by arnierosner
U.S. legislators pull another ‘Patriot Act,’ quietly pass new surveillance law opposed by American voters
Thursday, January 07, 2016 by: J. D. Heyes
Tags: Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act, United States Congress, USA Patriot Act


(NaturalNews) Following revelations by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden that the federal government was scooping up terabytes of data on American citizens without their knowledge and often without a court order, Americans were outraged and let Congress know it.
Under provisions in the Patriot Act of 2001, the Bush and Obama Administrations used the threat of terrorism as the impetus to spy on Americans with impunity, though the Constitution’s Fourth Amendment specifically prohibits such unauthorized mass surveillance.
As a result, beginning in 2014, efforts were made to replace the Patriot Act with similar, but ostensibly more restrictive, legislation that congressional leaders and the White House attempted to sell as a balance between the Constitution and the federal government’s legitimate duty to protect the country.
That legislation, known as CISA – the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act – was initially panned by electronic privacy advocates as a bill that essentially mimicked the worst spying provisions of the Patriot Act.
This is not what most Americans want
We reported at the time:
The Senate is set to vote on a cybersecurity measure that critics say will dwarf previous efforts by government to gather electronic information on all Americans without first obtaining a court-issued warrant as required by the Fourth Amendment.
Even worse, we noted, major telecom and technology companies like Google, Facebook and AT&T actually supported the measure.
Opposition to CISA grew throughout last year and as such it was eventually abandoned by Congress.
However, as reported by CyberWar.news, the legislation was resurrected in 2015, quietly passed by Congress and signed by President Obama in December.
The measure is “aimed at ramping up cooperation between private tech firms and the federal government to ward of[f] threats, but critics think it just created a new opportunity for expanding government spying,” CyberWar.news noted.
The law essentially adds insult to injury as far as the American people go. It was signed as part of a massive $1.1 trillion omnibus spending package that adds hundreds of billions of dollars to the debt, while once again treating the Fourth Amendment’s privacy protections as though they were suggestions rather than the law of the land.
2016 going to be a tumultuous year
So bad was CISA for privacy that the Electronic Freedom Foundation launched a petition campaign in an attempt to convince lawmakers opposition to the measure was widespread.
“The bill would grant companies more power to obtain ‘threat’ information (for example, from private communications of users) and disclose that data to the government without a warrant—including sending data to the National Security Agency. It also gives companies broad immunity to spy on—and even launch countermeasures against—potentially innocent users,” the petition noted.
But it didn’t work. Official Washington knows best, you see, so the consent of the governed, the Constitution, the rule of law – none of that matters to the powers that be. Violating the spirit and letter of our Bill of Rights is for our own good, apparently.
As the Christian Science Monitor reported, CISA actually shields private firms from lawsuits and other legal action, essentially giving them permission to work in tandem with the government to violate Americans’ rights.
The online paper reported that CISA “give[s] liability protection to companies that share cyberthreat information with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), including details on data on breaches, phishing attacks, and malware downloads. The law also calls upon DHS to automate data sharing with other federal government agencies and scrub any personal information included that’s not relevant to cybersecurity.”
Once again, the federal government has used the threat of terrorism as an excuse to violate Americans’ basic constitutional protections, and as has generally been the case, Congress – the people’s “representatives” – has been complicit.
As Natural News editor Mike Adams, the Health Ranger, wrote recently, “2016 is already shaping up to be a tumultuous year across the globe.”
Learn more: http://www.naturalnews.com/052542_Cybersecurity_Information_Sharing_Act_United_States_Congress_USA_Patriot.html#ixzz3wbifCfOA



Thanks to: http://scannedretina.com



  

Back to top  Message [Page 1 of 1]

Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum