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In Russia, Internet backdoors you

Discussion in 'CSO' started by RSS, Jun 27, 2016.

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    RSS New Member Member

    I do so enjoy these moments where I can craft goofy headlines like that. In this case however, it’s spot on. While the entire world was watching the Brexit tire fire unfold, some news broke in Russia.

    For a long time I would shake my head as I watched various governments, like Canada, try to roll out legislation that would allow for unfettered monitoring of people’s Internet access. More often than naught they would do so by invoking “protect the children” or something along that line.

    All the while there was almost nothing in the aforementioned text of these pieces of legislation that would tackle the issues. Now, governments the world over are switching to the boogeyman of the day, terrorism. Is it a problem? Of course. But, they use this as a gas pedal to force through all manner of legislative nonsense.

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