Dy’er Sez: It seems that the Obama administration has, yet again, come up with another plan to collect people’s data on the internet.
First, there was the open call for citizen informants to send in e-mails they received opposing the so-called health care ‘reform’. Then the CARS.gov fiasco where, by simply utilizing the service, you conceded to a search of your computer and voluntarily signed over property and privacy rights of your PC to the federal government. Then, they wanted to use tracking cookies to keep tabs on everyone who visited the White House site.
That not being enough, now the Obama administration has sub-contracted out a company to trawl through social-networking sites, blogs, and news sites and collect for personal information.
Folks, this move by the current administration smacks of an Orwellian nightmare. Why does the administration feel the need to come up with plan after plan to record and store this information? What is the purpose of collecting this data? There is no legitimate reason for the office of the President to gather such information. Period.
Mix this together with the renewal for warrantless wiretaps (and other patriot act sunset provisions) and it’s starting to look like confirmation that Obama is nothing more than Bush 2.0.
Story from Prison Planet:
White House Mapping Internet Users’ Data For Mass Archives
If you’re a user of twitter, facebook, myspace, youtube or flickr, and you visit the White House page at any of the sites, you are at risk of having your personal data archived without your consent or knowledge.
The Obama White House has sought a private contractor to “crawl and archive” data such as comments, tag lines, e-mail, audio and video from any place where the White House “maintains a presence” – for a period of up to eight years.
- Orwellian Obama Administration Calls for “Reeducation” (newsflavor.com)