A bill to shift cybersecurity to White House.
March 20, 2009 6:00 PM PDT
Forthcoming legislation would wrest cybersecurity responsibilities from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and transfer them to the White House, a proposed move that likely will draw objections from industry groups and some conservatives.
CNET News has obtained a summary of a proposal from Senators Jay Rockefeller (D-W.V.) and Olympia Snowe (R-Maine) that would create an Office of the National Cybersecurity Advisor, part of the Executive Office of the President. That office would receive the power to disconnect, if it believes they’re at risk of a cyberattack, “critical” computer networks from the Internet.
This comes as ZERO surprise to me. Total control is their only goal.
Snarky note number 1: They already took over The Census Bureau, so the next obvious step is grabbing the technological means to take the census itself.
The uber-geek-lib-techies under the spell of President TelePrompTer will do anything asked of them, legal or not and probably are already anyway. This will just make it all nice and legal-like.
This bill won’t be anywhere near stopping at just Federal IT networks or their stand-alone computers.
The administration will use this as the backup or added zinger to pretty much invalidate The 4th Amendment like they’re trying to do with the cell phone privacy case currently in The US 3rd District Appellate Court (Pennsylvania — Case 08-4227).
Anybody’s IP address can already be singled out for shut-down or siphoning. Dissenters beware.
Snarky note number 2: White House control would make it easier for them to install (in the blind of course) all that black-box software like “the phone home for tracking or shut-down” order whenever anyone types in something like “Obama is a Marxist, needs to be called on it and……………………
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Sorry, but I’m not laughing. This is all becoming too real of a possibility.
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