Anyone on th eLeft worried about this?

The Obama administration asking for IP addresses, social security numbers, credit card info, bank account info, etc... for anyone visiting an online leftist news media site.

http://www.cbsnews.com/blogs/2009/11/09/taking_lib...

And we were worried about the Bush administration spying on people?

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago
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    Obama is not the king. Everything the government does is not overseen by him personally. Bush was not a king either, but he WAS personally involved in changing rules and regulations to violate our personal rights and freedoms.

    Source(s): my cranial unit
  • 1 decade ago

    From the article:

    "This is not, however, the first time that the Feds have focused on Indymedia -- a Web site whose authors sometimes blur the line between journalism, advocacy, and on-the-streets activism. In 2004, the Justice Department sent a grand jury subpoena asking for information about who posted lists of Republican delegates while urging they be given an unwelcome reception at the party's convention in New York City that year. A Indymedia hosting service in Texas once received a subpoena asking for server logs in relation to an investigation of an attempted murder in Italy."

    It should worry us all but hyper partisanship will stand in the way of independent thinking.

  • ?
    Lv 4
    4 years ago

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  • logan
    Lv 7
    1 decade ago

    Well, this is definitely interesting. Although according to the article, it seems as this website maybe an avenue for possible "questionable behavior" by some that might be on the radical side of politics. The article also points out that this site was investigated in 2004 also. So, there may be something there that needs to be looked into...

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  • 1 decade ago

    The Obama Administration considers their agenda to be far more important than the Constitution of the United States of America.

    "The framers of the U.S. constitution have simply been too shrewd for us. The have outwitted us. They designed separate institutions that cannot be unified by mechanical linkages, frail bridges, tinkering. If we are to 'turn the Founders upside down' -- we must directly confront the constitutional structure they erected.".......The Power to Lead ....by James McGregor Burns

  • guru
    Lv 7
    1 decade ago

    That you have misled readers of your question is not surprising -- the right tends to do that

    The Justice Dept. asked for a list of users on a particular day. What this would seem to indicate is that something of a criminal nature took place that day and is being investigated from that website.

    That your fear, paranoia, or political agenda took over is sad.

  • 1 decade ago

    Another example of govt getting to big for their britches. They need to be shown the door and realize they work for us no we for them.

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    If you can find a source that isn't a blog im on board with you completely. THis pisses me the hell off!

  • 1 decade ago

    Hm mm I agree this is definitely not fair!!

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    Whats IP ?

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