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Obama Considers Executive Order to Pass Cybersecurity Act

The Hill: The White House is circulating a draft of an executive order aimed at protecting the country from cyberattacks, The Hill has learned.

The draft proposal, which has been sent to relevant federal agencies for feedback, is a clear sign that the administration is resolved to take action on cybersecurity even as Congress remains gridlocked on legislation that would address the threat.

The draft executive order would establish a voluntary program where companies operating critical infrastructure would elect to meet cybersecurity best practices and standards crafted, in part, by the government, according to two people familiar with the document.

The concept builds off of a section in the cybersecurity bill from Sen. Joe Lieberman (I-Conn.) that was blocked last month by Senate Republicans, who called it a backdoor to new regulations.

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don't comply and take your business somewhere else if the company you have does it and if they have customer feedback for why your leaving, put the reason down.

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Blocked by Republicans -- that's an interesting

twist. Or do they just oppose anything floated by the Dems?

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BUMP

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You guys know what you're using, right ?

You guys know what you're using, right ?

You know ...

... a web browser.

Browsing a website and pushing some user generated content to it.

You know ... ASSOCIATING with other people you share common views with.

You know ... some of them MAYBE BAD terrorists !

You ought to be protected !

* * * B - A - M ! ! ! * * * (not even the sound of an annoucing rolling thunder ... just the strike, out of the blue)

Et voila.

There goes the website.

4 0 4

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Anyone STILL willing to waste time w/sterile arguments GJ vs RP?

Not *I*.

TIME IS RUNNING OUT

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Anyone *STILL* needs a drawing ?

Not *I*.

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Do Be Do Be Do Dah Be Do Dah Be Do Be Do... Don't criticize this

Do Be Do Be Do Dah Be Do Dah Be Do Be Do...

Et Hop ! Et Voila !

One more !

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But HEY !

Don't criticize this CYBERSECURITY ACT ... You, fools !

... You don't want to be seen as "a conspiracy theorist" DO YOU ?

By the way, again, and again, maybe we can relate :

http://www.dailypaul.com/251692/its-information-war-times-an...

I ASK YOU : CAN WE ?

Bear, and

Good luck.

God Protect Us.

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just made me think of Perry the Platypus' theme song. <3 Fineas and Pherb.

Also, I love your idea in the link you posted. Pretty Awesome :)

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And he shall judge among the nations, and shall rebuke many people: and they shall beat their swords into plowshares, and their spears into pruning hooks: nation shall not lift up sword against nation, neither shall they learn war any more.

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Check this out

Check this out :

http://www.dailypaul.com/254115/libertypulseus-let-the-world...

For Liberty !

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Seriously - how can anyone

Seriously - how can anyone vote for that power-maniac??

Someone should steal his pen!

Someone should steal his pen!

Damn those executive orders!

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Another day, another outrage.

Another day, another outrage.

another outrage

yes I agree. The internet needs to be in their control, so they can decide how much truth the people need at any given time

Yep. Censorship to "protect"

Yep. Censorship to "protect" us from reality.

Big bump

Thanks.

I just posted another article covering this very important issue:
http://www.dailypaul.com/253865/executive-order-could-instit...

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