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ACLU and 170 other groups ask the FCC to keep net neutrality The current FCC administration is determined to end net neutrality whatever the cost, but that isn’t stopping policy groups from making a bid to save it. Over 170 groups (including the American Civil Liberties Union and Electronic Frontier Foundation… http://techwife.com/aclu-and-170-other-groups-ask-the-fcc-to-keep-net-neutrality/
Still believe you don't live in a police state in the good ol' US of A? How about yet another surveillance system being deployed across the country. The Stingray system's fake cell towers allow LE to search large areas for a particular cell phone's signal—sucking down data on potentially thousands of innocent people along the way. This gives police unprecedented "general" warrant power and effectively kills our 4th amendment rights. Its to combat terrorism, right? Uh, huh...right.
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Only a Few Are Now Completely Above the Law : Try this one on for size. Only a few are now completely beyond the reach of law. What do I mean? If spying is as extensive as whistleblower Edward Snowden claims it is, then the only people who are actually above the law and essentially untouchable are those few people at the highest levels of [...] 6/11 Read more: http://freedomoutpost.com/#ixzz2VxXkz7EnFreedom Outpost