Bill Will Authorize Spying On Your Emails And More

Started by Captain Courageous, Nov 21, 2012, 11:41 PM

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Captain Courageous

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November 21, 2012
by Tim Brown

Dem Senator Rewrites Bill To Authorize Warrantless Searches Of Emails

Previous House bill H.R. 2471 was approved by the House of Representatives and was reported to have protected Americans' email privacy is now being quietly rewritten. Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT), chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, is now behind the scenes making dramatic alterations to the legislation as a response to law enforcement concerns, which would authorize warrantless searches of Americans' email. A vote on the bill is scheduled for next week.

According to CNet:

Leahy's rewritten bill would allow more than 22 agencies -- including the Securities and Exchange Commission and the Federal Communications Commission -- to access Americans' e-mail, Google Docs files, Facebook wall posts, and Twitter direct messages without a search warrant. It also would give the FBI and Homeland Security more authority, in some circumstances, to gain full access to Internet accounts without notifying either the owner or a judge.

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Captain Courageous

Do you think this is just a so-called "trial ballon" designed to test the reaction of the public at large.

I recently saw an interview with Janet Napolitano [You Tube maybe?], in which she adamantly stated repeatedly that she herself never uses email as a method of communicating.


I fail to see why any government needs to spy on emails.  This is just a distraction like the UFO conspiracy.

Worldwide, for decades now, every electronic communication made in developed nations is monitored.  Echelon makes these kind of bills pointless.


Is the Constitution almost dead yet? At this rate we wont have any privacy or civil rights left. Intrusive bills like that are just one more nail that needs to be resisted.
'It was always the women, and above all the young ones, who were the most bigoted adherents of the Party, the swallowers of slogans, the amateur spies and nosers-out of unorthodoxy.' George Orwell, Nineteen Eighty-Four


as a response to law enforcement concerns, which would authorize warrantless searches of Americans' email.

They've ALWAYS had "access", this is just to authorize admiting it, and entering such critical "private papers" into proscecution,  without that pesky Miranda thingie.

What's going on in Egypt RIGHT NOW concerning ANY (ahem) criticizm, "found" ANYWHERE, of it's "elected" leaders? 

  Well known "socialist, via. Fascism" (look 'em up in a real dictionary))-
Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT), chairman (assigned?)of the Senate Judiciary Committee,
has NEVER had to clearly demonstrate comprehension of The Constitution of the United States, before swearing to that (also pesky) oath of office thingy.

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