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I can see your IP history

September 18, 2011

 Well, not me actually, but soon your ISP (internet service provider), will be required to store your browsing information for the past 18 months. 

Does this sound like something you want?

The bill which was introduced May 25th of this year, has been referred to “committee’ (a euphemism for an unconstitutional “mini congress”), and reported on by said committee back on July 28, 2011.

This committee is entirely Republican, in case anyone was wondering, duh.

The U.S. House of Representatives is currently considering H.R. 1981, a bill that would order our online service providers to keep new logs about our online activities, logs to help the government identify the web sites we visit and the content we post online. This sweeping new “mandatory data retention” proposal treats every Internet user like a potential criminal and represents a clear and present danger to the online free speech and privacy rights of millions of innocent Americans.

Read about the details here.

 

Do domething about it here.

 

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