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State Senator of Illinois Ira Silverstein wants to make it illegal to post comments on the internet without using real name

It's called the "Internet Posting Removal Act" Via the Daily Caller:

A recently introduced bill in the Illinois state Senate would require anonymous website comment posters to reveal their identities if they want to keep their comments online.

The bill, called the Internet Posting Removal Act, is sponsored by Illinois state Sen. Ira Silverstein. It states that a “web site administrator upon request shall remove any comments posted on his or her web site by an anonymous poster unless the anonymous poster agrees to attach his or her name to the post and confirms that his or her IP address, legal name, and home address are accurate.”

http://dailycaller.com/2013/02/21/illinois-state-senator-pus...



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What a surprise! Another

What a surprise! Another AIPAC, Chicago mob, dual national of Israel creep.

"The United States can pay any debt it has because we can always print money to do that." — Alan Greenspan

No Problem-o

My nom de plume is Chuck U. Farley.

How about

Dwight Mansburden.

Thetis

last desperate bump for selfish reasons,

because i was the first who posted it.

someone mentioned this on mark dice's youtube channel, so i put ira silverstein through the daily paul search engine and came up with nothing.

no ira silverstein.

He wants to make a name for himself, i bet you 10 to 1 he has close connections to Rahm Emmanuel

lawrence

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Thanks for bumping, I would have missed it. Up vote for discussion.

"What if the American people learn the truth" - Ron Paul

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"I, __________, do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic."

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oath_of_enlistment

There is no duration defined in the Oath

Actually I don't have much issue with this

As you might note, I don't hide my identity from anyone. When I comment I am trying to spur debate, and I welcome that debate wherever it may occur. The only thing I'd want to be sure of is that all the paid commenters are also identified as such. This may be introduced as a way to chill free speech among conservatives/libertarians (it almost certainly is the intent) but it could really backfire against the left as well. I'm not sure why it would be a violation of free speech for everyone to know who the speech was coming from.

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Are you admitting to being a

Are you admitting to being a paid commentator?

Yeah, I'd be cool with DHS

Yeah, I'd be cool with DHS cameras in our homes too. If you don’t have anything to hide, you don’t have anything to worry about. Also mandatory nametags and jumpsuits whenever you leave the house, with a flap in the back to make TSA checkpoints go more smoothly.

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Remember a small piece of tape over your new "smart" HDTV spy port, keep Big Sis OUT!

"I, __________, do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic."

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oath_of_enlistment

There is no duration defined in the Oath

i am spartacus

i am spartacus

lawrence

Here is a bump

I would hate give up my name quiltingsando, I like it better than my real name.

"We can see with our eyes, hear with our ears and feel with our touch, but we understand with our hearts."

I think you'd get to keep it if you wanted.

Looks like you'd just have to provide the real name and info with the ID. Of course that would change on a whim in the future.....

Josh Brueggen
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maybe i should have called

maybe i should have called the title "internet posting removal act"

lawrence

Irregardless of how this

Irregardless of how this tramples on the first amendment, its a logistical impossibility. I am tired of people who don't understand how the internet works wanting to regulate it. This would cost billions of dollars and require 1000s of new government employees, and they wouldn't even be able to handle yahoo questions or youtube comments, let alone the whole internet. What a joke. An impossible attack on the first amendment.