Skip to comments.Yahoo: Feds made us spy or pay $250K a day in fines [Loss of privacy under Obama]
Posted on 09/12/2014 4:21:50 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper
Yahoo executives said the federal government made them participate in a surveillance program and turn over key private client information else face $250,000 per day in fines.
The insider account of how and why Yahoo helped the feds expand their spy program came to light just this week, after a judge ordered some materials
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This is more Patriot Act surveillance state fall-out...read the story, the Rat-contolled Congress passed the amendment that led to this and then Bush signed it.
Yahoo said in a statement that feds changed a law during the George W. Bush administration that allowed government to demand certain user data from online services provided by the company. Yahoo subsequently challenged that law change.
Calling the Patriot Act “Patriot” was as weasel-ly as you can get. The intention was that anybody who questions or opposed it was not patriotic. No patriot could possibly object to the “Patriot” Act. Kinda like the Affordable Care Act. Hint: Bills/Acts are exactly the opposite of what they are named.
I blame Obama.
Meanwhile, the government plans to require fishing boats carry satellite tracking devices and video cameras to watch the nefarious activities of the crew.
and most of the media will ignore this as they always do.
The Obama Admin. has turned this country into a Banana republic......quickly on it’;s way to DICTATORSHIP!
“Don’t hate on us for what is essentially our business model, anyway. The feds made us do it. Yeah, that’s the ticket.”
You’re exactly right. Part of the whimsy of Orwellian speak.
And yet the borders are wide open and you get your balls fondled at the airport because al Qaeda might jump out of your drawers. Makes perfect sense—for BS.
We’re being setup up and our ceremonial Congress does nothing.
I will begin utilizing my credits/debit cards less and less. Scrap the rewards cards.
This nonsense has gone on too long. The gubbamint will argue that in public, one does not have a reasonable expectation of privacy.
Well, why on earth do they argue this point then maintain THEIR privacy/anonymity so closely?
It's called CONTROL. We as citizens have the power to push back on all this...but will we? Will you?
Americans have a right to privacy even in the public square.
WHO GAVE THE ORDER? A federal official, obviously. That official needs to be identified and put high on the list for a near-future "accident". A few wannabee dictators having a run of bad luck might just clue in the rest that such behavior won't be tolerated.
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