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Tech Giants Throw Weight Behind Legislation Which Would ACTUALLY Rein In NSA Spying

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Feinstein Introduces Trojan Horse

Washington’s Blog [1]
November 1, 2013

The head of the Senate Intelligence Committee – NSA shill Diane Feinstein – introduced a Trojan Horse of a bill today which pretends it reins in the NSA, but would actually legalize bulk surveillance on Americans [2].

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But the tech giants just threw their support behind a real reform bill.  Specifically, Google, Apple, Microsoft, Yahoo, Facebook and AOL put their support behind the USA Freedom Act [3] … the bill introduced by Senator Leahy and Congressman Sensenbrenner to start reining in the NSA for real [4].

The tech giants aren’t supporting the bill out of the goodness of their hearts, but because cooperating with the NSA has cost them tens of billions of dollars [5]. And see this [6].


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[1] Washington’s Blog: http://www.washingtonsblog.com/2013/11/feinstein-introduces-trojan-horse-but-tech-giants-throw-weight-behind-legislation-to-rein-in-nsa-spying.html

[2] legalize bulk surveillance on Americans: http://www.techdirt.com/articles/20131031/12394625090/feinstein-releases-fake-nsa-reform-bill-actually-tries-to-legalize-illegal-nsa-bulk-data-collection.shtml

[3] put their support behind the USA Freedom Act: http://www.scribd.com/doc/180608297/Tech-Giants-Letter-in-Support-of-NSA-Surveillance-Reform

[4] start reining in the NSA for real: http://www.washingtonsblog.com/2013/10/bill-to-curb-nsa-spying-introduced-today.html

[5] tens of billions of dollars: http://www.washingtonsblog.com/2013/07/nsa-spying-directly-harms-internet-companies-silicon-valley-california-and-the-entire-national-economy.html

[6] see this: http://www.washingtonsblog.com/2013/10/giants-fight-back-against-nsa-spying.html

[7] U.S. tech companies warn of threat to Internet from foreign governments: http://www.prisonplanet.com/u-s-tech-companies-warn-of-threat-to-internet-from-foreign-governments.html

[8] Countries Which Want to Rein In NSA Spying Collectively Have Bigger Economies than the U.S. and Its Spy Buddies: http://www.prisonplanet.com/countries-which-want-to-rein-in-nsa-spying-collectively-have-bigger-economies-than-the-u-s-and-its-spy-buddies.html

[9] ACLU warns of expanded spying powers in new GOP cybersecurity legislation: http://www.prisonplanet.com/aclu-warns-of-expanded-spying-powers-in-new-gop-cybersecurity-legislation.html

[10] Facebook quietly switches on facial recognition tech by default: http://www.prisonplanet.com/facebook-quietly-switches-on-facial-recognition-tech-by-default.html

[11] Tech Co. Pressure FISA Court to Release More Detailed Reports on Govt Data Requests: http://www.prisonplanet.com/tech-co-pressure-fisa-court-to-release-more-detailed-reports-on-govt-data-requests.html

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