All Your Internetz belong to us

August 29, 2009 at 10:33 am 1 comment

Cnet News reports that a new Bill would give the president emergency control of the internet.   Interestingly, the response from the deputy communications director for the Senate Commerce Committee claims that the president already has this power and the bill is “… to clarify how the president directs the public-private response to a crisis …”  However the primary complaint from the Cnet article is how the language in the bill is too vague and ambiguous.  Seems to be the opposite of clarify.

h/t:  Dixie Carpetbagger


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1 Comment

  • 1. Brigid  |  August 30, 2009 at 10:05 am

    Why I keep a land phone line. I’ll tell you about it sometime.


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