Homeland Security May Still Be Able to Legally Monitor the Internet

February 21, 2012
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And you thought SOPA and PIPA were bad. Republican Senator John McCain is sounding the alarm about legislation that would allow the Department of Homeland Security to legally monitor websites. New legislation would allow for DHS to monitor the companies operating cyber security software for the government, while failing to actually monitor or stop cyber attacks from foreign enemies.

[At] A hearing on Thursday to discuss the bill in which Sen. John McCain (R-Arizona) sideswiped lawmakers behind the proposed legislation and announced that he, and seven other Senate ranking members, were opposed to the bill and would be introducing a competing bill in two weeks to address failings they see in the legislation.

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