InPursuitOfTruth writes: Shortly after we began celebrating the victory of the cybersecurity bill failing in the senate, those tasked with the tough job of finding novel ways around our Bill of Rights protections suggested the creation of an executive order to overcome the ridiculous limitations of democracy. In order to ensure that companies have the opportunity to "volunteer" their customers' private information over to the government without having to inform or obtain the consent of the people themselves, or having to worry about being sued by the people or prosecuted by a theoretical future government that protects the people's rights, the White House is circulating a draft of executive order on cybersecurity.
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