Sunday, February 19, 2012

Is Big Brother Government Spying on You?

Remember SOPA and PIPA?  What were they? "Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) in the House and its Senate companion bill, the Protect IP Act (PIPA) were menat to monitor the internet. The purpose of these bills was to make it harder for sites, especially those located outside the United States, to sell or distribute pirated copyrighted material such as movies and music as well as physical goods such as counterfeit purses and watches." The House and Senate reneged on both and decided to take another look at both the bills.


But the fact is that the Department of Homeland Security may have the power to spy on you. New proposed legislation will allow DHS to monitor companies operating cyber security software for the government. How much further will that go?

Read more bout it at Townhall.com...

http://townhall.com/tipsheet/katiepavlich/2012/02/18/homeland_security_may_still_be_able_to_legally_monitor_the_internet