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House panel approves broadened Internet snooping bill


Internet providers would be forced to keep logs of their customers’ activities for one year–in case police want to review them in the future–under legislation that a U.S. House of Representatives committee approved 7/28/11. A last-minute rewrite of the bill expands the information that commercial Internet providers are required to store to include customers’ names, addresses, phone numbers, credit card numbers, bank account numbers, and temporarily-assigned IP addresses, some committee members suggested.  Read more at CNet.com

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3 thoughts on “House panel approves broadened Internet snooping bill

  1. This has to be a joke.

    Posted by Jeremy D Adams | July 31, 2011, 4:32 pm
  2. Hmmm.

    Posted by toosoxy | August 1, 2011, 2:48 pm
  3. I’m not quite sure how to say this; you made it exetmrely easy for me!

    Posted by Dotty | September 24, 2011, 12:37 am

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