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Submission + - President to be able to shut down the Internet? (joelbdalley.com)

filmmaker writes: "In the following YouTube clip, Rep. Weiner suggest to House subcommittee that the President have on/off switch for the Internet. This goes right along with Jay Rockefeller's Senate Bill S. 773, which would limit all kinds of Internet freedoms, for instance, giving the President the aforementioned "on/off" switch for the entire 'net (in the U.S., at least) and requiring anyone who works in computer security, even if for a private firm, to register into a Federal gov't database..."
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President to be able to shut down the Internet?

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