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Tech at Night: CISPA is a distraction from Lieberman-Collins
How harmless is CISPA? Despite irrational attacks by association, because we’re apparently supposed to think Republican bills bad, even though the Democrats in the Senate had kept PROTECT IP alive months before Lamar Smith brought SOPA to committee, CISPA has already has been modified to remove mention of copyright infringement. And yet the rage continues.
I figured it out, though. The reason CISPA, a previously unknown bill, is under attack is to give cover for the Lieberman-Collins cybersecurity bill, the one that had the Internet Kill Switch in it. If the leftys are all a-twitter about Republicans, then nobody but us conservatives will pay attention to the power grab in the Democrat-controlled Senate being pushed by the Obama administration including DHS Secretary Janet Napolitano.
CISPA is not a threat. It looks like CISPA is a red herring.
This is a personal message from me to Netflix: If you’re going to whine about Net Neutrality, then you need to be neutral yourself and not used proprietary technologies like Silverlight. As long as you do that, you have no moral authority to speak. So take a hike. Signed, an ex-Netflix user and current Comcast user who wants you to leave me alone.
Google accuses Facebook of threatening freedom. The pot calls the kettle very, very black.
Because this is the same Google that impeded investigation of the Streetview snooping scandal, and is being fined $25,000 by the FCC.