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BOOM!: 86 Civil Liberties Groups and Internet Companies Demand End To NSA Spying

BOOM!!: 86 Civil Liberties Groups and Internet Companies Demand End To NSA Spying

JUNE 10, 2013 | BY RAINEY REITMAN

Today, a bipartisan coalition of 86 civil liberties organizations and Internet companies – including the Electronic Frontier Foundation, reddit, Mozilla, FreedomWorks, and the American Civil Liberties Union – are demanding swift action from Congress in light of the recent revelations about unchecked domestic surveillance.

In an open letter to lawmakers sent today, the groups call for a congressional investigatory committee, similar to the Church Committee of the 1970s. The letter also demands legal reforms to rein in domestic spying and demands that public officials responsible for this illegal surveillance are held accountable for their actions.

The letter denounces the NSA’s spying program as illegal, noting:

This type of blanket data collection by the government strikes at bedrock American values of freedom and privacy. This dragnet surveillance violates the First and Fourth Amendments of the U.S. Constitution, which protect citizens’ right to speak and associate anonymously and guard against unreasonable searches and seizures that protect their right to privacy.

Read more: https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2013/06/86-civil-liberties-gro...




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Subversives of the US

Subversives of the US Constitution should hang for TREASON!

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

Federal Court Rules Against Bush Administration's Subversion of California's Medical Marijuana Laws
http://www.aclu.org/blog/criminal-law-reform/federal-court-r...

Barack Obama's Continuing. Subversion of the Constitution.
http://www.lcaction.cc/660/LCA-Subversion%20of%20Const.pdf

Along with the letter to

Along with the letter to congress it looks like they also just launched a global petition: www.stopwatching.us

The front page reads:

"The revelations about the National Security Agency's surveillance apparatus, if true, represent a stunning abuse of our basic rights. We demand the U.S. Congress reveal the full extent of the NSA's spying programs."

I love the smell of coalition

I love the smell of coalition in the morning

Coalition baby, Yeah! Coalition :]

They Need Two More Groups

...before the MSM can refer to them as the "Crazy Eighty- Eights".

Good! but I do not see Microsoft or Google in there

Good! I do not see Microsoft or Google in there but Mozilla is.

This kind of data collecting is wrong.

You really didn't expect to see Microsoft and Google

on that list, did you? The day that happens, we will have reason to celebrate.

Microsoft just invested tons

Microsoft just invested tons of money into their new Kinect camera that sits in your living room, is always on and can track your heart rate and eye movement etc. Oh yeah, their new system must connect to the internet every 24 hours as well. They are not going to say one thing bad about the NSA.

We all share this eternally evolving present moment- The past and future only exist as inconsequential mental fabrications.

Yeah the timing of these NSA

Yeah the timing of these NSA issues and the announcement of the Kinect One capabilities is very interesting. You think they wont also get theirhands on the capabilities of that device? These revelations should make anyone think twice before they buy an xbox. I will absolutely not because that is data i do not want to share.

until finding this out

I really wanted one, Damn!!!

Amazing to see ACLU

and Freedomworks on the same side.

Not to mention the Liberty Coalition

...& (of Course) DownsizeDC!

But that man should play the tyrant over God, and find Him a better man than himself, is astonishing drama indeed!~~D. Sayers
Love won! Deliverance from Tyranny is on the way! Col. 2:13-15

www.dailypaul.com/280083/jesus-christ-vic

Principles UNITE.

Issues DIVIDE!

#LibertyIsRising

:-)

The Tenth Amendment Center is not listed...? It is a different Amendment, but still!

Josie The Outlaw http://www.josietheoutlaw.com/

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

Tenth Amendment Center signed on stopwatching.us

Sign the petition at http://stopwatching.us

Actually It Is A 10th Amendment Violation Too

I don't see spying on the citizenry listed among the enumerated powers.

Rothbard: "Bipartisan: both parties acting in concert to put both of their hands in your pocket."

exactly

we have an infinite number of unlisted rights.

right to privacy, right to be anonymous in personal stuff, etc. The 10th amendment recognized our unlimited amount of rights.

there were some founders who worried about the Bill of Rights being used as a means to violate all rights not listed. They were not disappointed in their fears.

The idea a power corrupting was well known by them as it is well known by most who pay attention, even today. They did their best to keep it in check but tyrants works hard to find and exploit holes.