America woke today with news that over the next decade, (p)Resident Obama is supposedly, going to increase the availability of WiFi across the nation, yet at the behest of Senator Joe Liberman, free-speech and our constitutional rights, would be a memory of years gone by as the government moves to insure their ability to shut down, therefore control the internet.
With control of an inept and corrupt news media already in place, the public would have no idea what is transpiring behind the closed doors of government and across the nation. So much for the promised “transparency”. We’ll still have the freedom to speak, . . . . just not to very many!
The Revolutionary war, having been fueled by leaflets – – – “printed blogs” to limited local communities, the government sees the potential and is taking steps to quell a potential mass uprising. The reason for their fear? It’s the possibility of reaching so many and the potential reactions when they begin to confiscate weapons, for instance.
The power for Obama to shut down the internet for as long as 4 months has passed out of two Congressional committees and now goes to the Senate floor for a vote. All the (p)Resident would have to do to shut it down, is declare a national emergency.
Daddy Warbucks, for all liberal causes and donor to Obama’s presidential campaign, George Soros, had his Open Society non-profit studying how despotic nations shut down control of the internet. Senator Lieberman revealed that the plan, was to mimic China’s policies of policing the web with censorship and coercion.
Indeed, China uses similar rhetoric about the need to maintain “security” and combating cyber warfare by regulating the web, when in reality, many believe they’re focused on silencing anyone who criticizes the state.