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The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is blocking certain websites from the federal agency's computers, including halting access by staffers to any Internet pages that contain a "controversial opinion," according to an internal email obtained by CBS News.
The email was sent to all TSA employees from the Office of Information Technology on Friday afternoon.
The thing that gets me the most (other than the censorship, mind you) is the blocking of anything of controversial opinion. Um, excuse me? Who is going to determine that?
So what are your thoughts?
What am I missing?
Originally posted by Maxmars
They are going to have to publish a list of controversial opinions, I suppose.
It should be good, considering that it is their opinion.... in and of itself controversial....
[edit on 3-7-2010 by Maxmars]
The people at the TSA now have to use their computers like everyone else working at any other company in the US?
What am I missing?
TSA will not act against their employers, I’m sure most of you have seen them at the airports, they are the fat minority older handicapped masses that are incapable of getting any other job. They are glorified security guards with super powers that make waaay too much for the job they do.
Originally posted by jdub297
A public employee's union to protect your "workplace rights" and wages. Something the general public does not have.
Thus, more public funding for more public employees and more public employee's union members, and more public employee's union contributions to the politicians funding more public employees who join public employee's unions who fund politicians who fund public employment.
Originally posted by Lolliek
So this goes into effect Monday? Wonder when the lawsuits will start? I can understand a corporation blocking gaming on company time, or possibly porn, but maybe an alternative news site? Really?
That slippery slope is getting steeper, isn't it?