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  • Apr 30th, 2012 @ 11:52pm

    Re: CISPA

    That's exactly what all this nonsense is about. Sure calling it cybersecurity sounds good but what it boils down to is that if you're reading some website that provides an alternate view to all the propaganda that Fox news and their pundits put out, you can count on that website disappearing under the guise of copyright infringement. It is Internet grass roots movements that have been so successful and it is exactly what these people want to crush. That's why they hate wikileaks so much because Assange has basically laid out the truth for all to see and these creepy people hate the truth and definitely don't want others to get a hold of it. When these people didn't get their way with trying to turn the internet into nothing but corporate oriented websites, they just kept on trying and now we have CISPA. Of course in July your ISP is going to act like a good Nazi and spy on your anyway so they don't even need CISPA.

  • Apr 30th, 2012 @ 11:36pm

    Re: CISPA is great ....

    We are most certainly getting a good taste of our own medicine. While we blindly sat there pointing fingers at other countries for doing this sort of thing, our political leadership was working quietly behind the scenes to impose the exact same thing on us while warning us that this was going on in other countries. U.S. politicians have been droning on and on about how China censors the Internet. Well guess what, they're going to look like choirboys next to our government.

  • Mar 22nd, 2012 @ 6:46pm

    Unfortunately Maybe Yes

    If your Facebook is set to private, then apparently you don't think it's anyone's business what you discuss with friends on your page. And it isn't. That includes your employer. It's also none of your employer's business what your friends post or even who they are. They are also violating Facebook's rules. You're not supposed to let other people have your log in to your account and you aren't supposed to access the account of anyone else or ask for the log in of anyone else. If an employer wants to violate the rules of another company then that tells me something about the employer. It's unfortunate that employers want to invade the privacy of their employees but if they insist on asking for log in information that they are clearly not supposed to ask for, then yes we might have to pass a law forbidding that. Of course, if these people wouldn't invade people's privacy or ask for information they have no right to, then we wouldn't have to pass a law on that. It's unfortunate that in this country you actually have to pass laws about things of this nature but unfortunately that's how it has to be. My Facebook is locked down. Not even my friend is list is available for public view. My employer does not have the right to see any photos I post or that my friends post. My employer does not have the right to read my comments whether it's ones I initiated or a response to something a friend said. My employer does not have the right to view my friends' posts or pages which they certainly can do once they access your account as well as your private correspondence in your message portion of your page. They can also view your political leanings and religious views which they have no right to know. So yes, we may very well have to pass a law against this. People apparently have taken it to this point. And I'm one who thinks we have too many laws already.

  • Jan 26th, 2012 @ 7:12pm

    Re: Re:

    Do we know the mentality and sanity of all of our elected officials? I didn't think so.

  • Jan 26th, 2012 @ 7:10pm

    Re: Have you read the damn article?

    It doesn't hurt for these politicians to get a dose of what us normal folks put up with. I refuse to feel sorry for the guy. And you're right, A Right To Life rally has nothing to do with going to the White House or some other federal function. Rand might not be racist but he sure shows an inappropriate interest in what goes in my uterus. I take issue with that.

  • Jan 26th, 2012 @ 1:39pm

    Porn

    Could it be that maybe some of these judges are tired of hearing about downloaded porn? LOL. Judges are fairly strait laced conservative types and maybe they just don't feel sorry for people who produce porn flicks. If for example people were being sued for downloading actual movies then maybe the judges would be more interested in the cases. Most of these letters sent out to people are about porn which I don't think that particular business rakes in massive amounts of money even though a lot of people watch it. Just trying to earn dough for the porn industry I guess.