New Bill Allows Warrantless Spying

Mar 17, 2006
OK, OK, it's not time to get hysterical yet This one doesn't look likely to pass, but Four senators have introduced a bill that would allow the NSA to eavesdrop, sans warrant, for up to 45 days GOP Sen Arlen Specter objected, saying the law would allow government to "do whatever the hell it wants" Oh Right What a departure that would be.

The End of the Internet?

Feb 9, 2006
Jeff Chester at The Nation has an eye-opening report on how big telcos are trying to transform the "free, open and nondiscriminatory Internet of today to a privately run and branded service that would charge a fee for virtually everything we do online." | story
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