Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Privacy? Hand it over.....

 So......you were thinking that the Bill of Rights has you covered? Think again. This president and this congress and yes, this Supreme court are chipping away daily. To a point where in the very near future? You won't have any rights at all. All you will have are permissions. Permission to go here or there or permission to do this or that, or permission denied to do anything that the government doesn't want you to do.

It is coming people. When "employers" can be given the right to force you to hand over your personal life or be subjected to non employment for refusal to do so? Then how far are we really from an Orwellian brave new world where the government controls everything cradle to grave.

 Invasion of privacy? An amendment to a new US bill on cyber attacks aimed at preventing employers asking prospective employees for their Facebook login has been rejected
An attempt to ban US bosses from asking employees to hand over their Facebook login details has been blocked by Congress.
A last minute alteration to the controversial Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA) that would have prevented employers demanding that prospective employees disclose social media passwords as a condition of employment was voted down in the house of representatives.
The proposal, put forward by Democrat Ed Perlmutter was defeated by a 224-189 majority, according to the Huffington Post.

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