Rights Group Sues Big Sis Over Internet "Kill Switch"Submitted by emalvini on Fri, 03/01/2013 - 14:17
Rights Group Sues Big Sis Over Internet "Kill Switch"
DHS could execute communications shutdown for entire cities
March 1, 2013
A privacy rights group has brought a lawsuit to gain more detailed information on the federal government’s ability to shut off the internet in the event of a national crisis.
The Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) has filed Freedom of Information Act lawsuit against the Department of Homeland Security, in response to a failure by the agency to release any documents pertaining to the “Emergency Wireless Protocols,” (Standard Operating Procedure 303 or “SOP 303″).