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Thursday, June 17, 2010

New Bill Gives Obama ‘Kill Switch’ To Shut Down The Internet


Government would have “absolute power” to seize control of the world wide web under Lieberman legislation

From PrisonPlanet.com
By Paul Joseph Watson

The federal government would have “absolute power” to shut down the Internet under the terms of a new US Senate bill being pushed by Joe Lieberman, legislation which would hand President Obama a figurative “kill switch” to seize control of the world wide web in response to a Homeland Security directive.

Lieberman has been pushing for government regulation of the Internet for years under the guise of cybersecurity, but this new bill goes even further in handing emergency powers over to the feds which could be used to silence free speech under the pretext of a national emergency.

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