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Originally posted by Mak Manto
After seeing the different aspects of the bill, the only thing that comes into my mind is one thing:
We need more cyber security for this country.
After 9/11, President Bush focused the majority of his time and money on stopping physical attacks from happening.
Whether or not it did a good or bad thing, I won't garner a guess, but he didn't focus too much on cyber security.
Twice this year, our government's computer infrastructure has been attacked.
Did you guys know that the DOD is attacked over three million times a day through computers?
So, if we don't want this bill to come, we need more cyber security for this country.
Defense is the best offense.
If a rogue nation or terrorists are able to hack into our infrastructure and gain national secrets, we could be in deep trouble.
For example: what would happen if terrorists gained knowledge of a document that shows all of the locations of nuclear silos in the country?
Originally posted by stumason
I know it must be difficult for you to swallow that a black, democrat is the President, but the people voted him in, live with it.
Originally posted by Chance321
Correct me if I'm wrong, but wasn't the internet blocked by iran during the election riots? An if true then why couldn't lord obam do the same here?
Another thought to add, not sure if this was brought up yet or not, but why isn't the press all over this? Can you imanagine the outrage if President Bush tried the same thing?
Originally posted by j2000
reply to post by nenothtu
Who cares if it would work or not!
The point is that the Executive Branch of this Republic does not need the power to attempt it. Don't get caught up in the BS of the technical side, that is what they want.
There is no excuse for the powers that this administration has. It has more than the last one, and that one took too much.
Wake up here a little people.
This is one that your going to have to fight back on hard, and it won't be from a computer. You are going to have to hit the streets and get a few people pissed off about it.
Enough is enough. Too few men, too much power. It is suppose to be a three way balance, and they gave the other two a flat tire.