Business Insider: The Biggest Threats To Our Liberties Right Now

Discussion in 'Civil Rights & Privacy' started by Mike, Aug 22, 2012.

  1. Mike

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    Business Insider: The Biggest Threats To Our Liberties Right Now
    • The PATRIOT Act: "Hastily passed 45 days after 9/11 in the name of national security, the Patriot Act was the first of many changes to surveillance laws that made it easier for the government to spy on ordinary Americans ...
    • The FY2012 NDAA: "President Barack Obama rang in the New Year by signing the NDAA law with its provision allowing the indefinite detention of citizens ...
    • TrapWire: ... Based on some of the leaked emails, this technology may be currently deployed -- or could be deployed -- to monitor the whereabouts and activities of political protesters and activists, rather than "just" potential terrorists and violent criminals.
    • Full-body scanners and the fear-driven TSA: No one I speak to likes the TSA, nor have the American people demanded this agency continue to rapidly expand and grow in influence, yet it has done exactly that ...
     

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