Tuesday, March 9, 2010

So much for freedom of the Internet

There is a lot here, You may want to read through all of this page at the link.
clipped from www.wnd.com
Is this constitutional?

The Department of Homeland Security's Janet Napolitano says the department may eventually extend its "Einstein" technology, designed to detect and prevent electronic attacks, to networks operated by the private sector. The technology was created for federal networks.

This raises a host of questions about privacy, access, government monitoring of private networks, loss of control, and constitutional rights to privacy guaranteed in the Bill of Rights under the Fourth Amendment.

Einstein grew out of a still-classified executive order, called National Security Presidential Directive 54, that President Bush signed in 2008.

As we reported in Surfin' Safari last week, the Federal Communications Commission has begun tweaking its surveys to measure Internet use by census tract – rather than county – and divide broadband into different "speed tiers."

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