Senate Bill Would Give President Obama Authority to Pull the Plug on Your Internet

November 3rd, 2009

CNET News has obtained a summary of a proposal from Senators Jay Rockefeller (D-W.V.) and Olympia Snowe (R-Maine) that would create an Office of the National Cybersecurity Advisor, part of the Executive Office of the President. That office would receive the power to disconnect, if it believes they’re at risk of a cyberattack, “critical” computer networks from the Internet.

Dr. Mercola
November 3, 2009

“I regard this as a profoundly and deeply troubling problem to which we are not paying much attention,” Rockefeller said at a hearing, referring to cybersecurity.

Senate bill 773 (The Cybersecurity Act of 2009) is causing a flurry of opposition from groups like Campaign for Liberty, which has sent out letters to their members appealing for them to take action against passage of this bill, stating:

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4 Responses to “Senate Bill Would Give President Obama Authority to Pull the Plug on Your Internet”

  1. Carl Marx Says:

    Where are the American people to stop this?
    Where are the loud mouth commenters on all these blogs to move their asses and TAKE ACTION to halt this final move against us?

    Watching videos and American Idle and the NFL? This nation’s citizenry will soon reap the harvest for its apathy, sloth and narcissism.
    Karma is a boomerang.

  2. Anonymous Says:

    this is just a huge power grab by obama

  3. Tom Says:

    Too late — we all know already that an internet takedown will have nothing to do with “cybersecurity” and everything to do with immanent martial law. When the free flow of information on the internet stops, the final showdown between the American people and the rogue government has begun.

  4. Tatiana Covington Says:

    Actually, it’s just a piece of paper with some writing on it. It has no more authority than does a shopping list. It burns just as easily, too. Nor does it have any strange powers of people. Just ignore the man, and keep on talking, whether he likes it or not.

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