Secret National Security Letters demanded your browsing history


#1

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#2

It’s troubling that IP laws generally decrease liscensee control over devices while procedures for criminal investigation like this one increase accountability for the operation of those devices.


#3

Don’t worry, there’s no way this could ever be abused. Even under a Trump police state, I’m sure dissent will be tolerated.


#4

Dissent implies that there is a consensus in the first place - good luck with that.


#5

"The consensus is what we say it is, citizen.

You’re not un-american, are you?"


#6

As a USian, I couldn’t respect authoritarians. They are always more concerned with feeling like The Boss than specifying what the rules supposedly are.

Now step outside of the bunker, and I will try to keep you alive.


#7

This guy made my day. Good work, tireless unsung hero.


#8

NSLs have always said “Give us everything you have on this person.”

What ISPs actually retain is a different story.


#9

Since there’s no oversight, nor warrant needed, we can safely assume that at least 50% of these requests are “investigating” LEAs’ ex-girlfriends or highschool crushes


#10

They could just call me and ask me what sort of porn I’m into.


#11

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