Criminalizing your Internet profile?

posted by
November 30, 2011
Future of Freedom Foundation
by Wendy McElroy  
Posted in Commentary

"The civil-libertarian interpretation is that the DOJ finds the use of fake names and information on the Internet to be a barrier to collecting the personal data it desires for monitoring peaceful behavior. But passing legislation to outlaw 'bad' data would be a lengthy, problematic process, during which civil-liberties and privacy advocates would howl. Thus, the DOJ is attempting to sidestep the process by interpreting existing laws in a new way." (11/23/11)

http://www.fff.org/comment/com1111u.asp  

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