They're asking for something that's impossible, and acting like it's a routine suggestion. Despite basically every cryptography expert telling them this is impossible, Burr and Feinstein come back with "NERD HARDER, NERDS!"
Some (like Sen. Feinstein) have argued that internet companies can be slapped with "material support for terrorism" charges if they let ISIS members or other terrorists make use of their services.
The Sensenbrenner-Leahy bill stands in principled contrast to the one pushed through the Senate Intelligence Committee by Dianne Feinstein, who has long been the most shameful apologist for the antics of the NSA.
Don’t be fooled: the bill would be a huge setback for everyone’s privacy, and it would permanently entrench the NSA’s collection of every phone record held by U.S. telecoms.
Can't they see what this says to the rest of us? That when members of their own club, foreign or domestic, find themselves spied upon, that is worth outrage, apology, and change. But the rest of us? Chopped liver.
The bill that Senator Dianne Feinstein is busy working on is a way to provide a fig leaf for the intelligence community to do what it wants to continue to do. by Andrea Peterson Washington Post In the months since Edward Snowden revealed the full extent of National Security Agency...
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