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DHS to Scan Emails and Increase Monitoring of Web Traffic

TXTRUTH Wrote: Mar 22, 2013 11:20 AM
This is just too funny. All during the Bush years all we heard from the left was how evil Chaney and Bush were going to take away our rights. Just look at what the progressive liberals are up too. Reading your mail, listening in on conversations, drones flying overhead, can't eat this, can't drink that, and they haven't really started yet with health care. Progressives are all for freedom. The freedom for them to tell you what you can & cannot do. Go ahead, tell them you are not going to do as they say. See what happens to you.

The U.S. Government has decided to expand a program that scans Internet traffic in and out of defense contractors to include more private, civilian-run operations. Now more private sector employees will have their emails and Internet activities scanned. Those affected include big banks, utilities and transportation companies.

Under last month's White House executive order on cybersecurity, the scans will be driven by classified information provided by U.S. intelligence agencies — including data from the National Security Agency (NSA) — on new or especially serious espionage threats and other...