What do you think about this latest Act that will end up getting voted on by Congress and the Senate sooner or later? Or are you the type that doesn’t keep up with any of this geeky or political type of stuff?
Number one, I think they push way too much of this stuff out in the name of child pornography and in reality it will mean the government can get their hands on digital data for pretty much all U.S. citizens.
Number two, do we really want them saving all our financial data when they can’t seem to keep anything secure anymore?!
Bill Summary & Status – 112th Congress 2011 – 2012 – H.R.1981 – THOMAS Library of Congress
This is enough to piss you off if you care about privacy and the government and big corporations thinking they are always above the law. Everyone should keep up with this kind of stuff just to be aware and to always be on the side of tech folks that try to provide ways to protect customers from this kind of stuff if the customer wants to at least be able to.
FBI fights to protect ISPs that snoop on their customers • The Register.