Saturday, April 20, 2013

Massive Protest To Stop CISPA - Spring 2013



CISPA passed the House, but this isn't over yet.


The U.S. Government wants to turn the Internet into a private surveillance system. It's called CISPA, and this Spring we're organizing the largest online privacy protest in history to stop it for good. Are you in?

For more information:

http://www.sitesnotspies.org/


What's wrong with CISPA? (in as few words as possible)


As it's written, CISPA won't protect us from cyber threats, but it will violate our 4th Amendment right to privacy.

  • It lets the government spy on you without a warrant. (read more)
  • It makes it so you can’t even find out about it after the fact. (read more)
  • It makes it so companies can’t be sued when they do illegal things with your data. (read more)
  • It allows corporations to cyber-attack each other and individuals outside of the law. (read more)
  • It makes every privacy policy on the web a moot point, and violates the 4th amendment. (read more)

When the people fear their government, there is tyranny; when the government fears the people, there is liberty.

Thomas Jefferson

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