A thoughtful compilation and analysis of some important, but underreported and under-researched news stories, with particular focus on keeping the People informed about all Enemies, Foreign and Domestic.
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Wednesday, June 22, 2005
Your ISP May Become Government Internet Spy -- Spying on You Story dated 17 June 2005
"The U.S. Department of Justice is quietly shopping around the explosive idea of requiring Internet service providers to retain records of their customers' online activities. Data retention rules could permit police to obtain records of e-mail chatter, Web browsing or chat-room activity months after Internet providers ordinarily would have deleted the logs--that is, if logs were ever kept in the first place. No U.S. law currently mandates that such logs be kept."
If such a law were passed, it would violate the Fourth Article of Amendment to the Constitution of these United States. Not that that has ever stopped the Congress from passing similar laws in the past. We need to let the Congress know that this sort of thing will not be tolerated. When Congress, the President, and the Supreme Court all ignore the Constitution, it is up to We the People to enforce it against the miscreants in government.
I don't think the government is allowed to open my mail without a warrant. Why should my electronic mail, and other Internet activities be available to them without a warrant? I will be writing the Congress and telling them no. _____________________________________________
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