U.S. gov't aims to facilitate wiretapping
0. phoneArena 19 Oct 2010, 10:18 posted on
Bemoaning multiple technical interruptions, the U.S. government is pushing carriers to ensure that their networks can be more easily tapped...
This is a discussion for a news. To read the whole news, click here
1. Johnabis (unregistered)
I don't see what the big deal is, I don't care if the government is checking my emails or listening to my calls, I'm not doing anything illegal and have nothing to hide.
4. acipollo (Posts: 34; Member since: 20 Apr 2009)
Part of me agrees, but the majority of law enforcement employees would never have the attitude you have. They don't want anyone looking at anything they do. Not personal lives OR work lives.
5. chris the computer guy (unregistered)
Dude, seriously! Just because you don't care about your privacy from the Tyrants in government who seemingly are able to financially suppress you more every year, DOESN'T MEANT OTHERS MUST GIVE UP THEIR RIGHTS TO PRIVACY because you clearly don't care about yours. Don't be foolish. Supposed bogyman terrorists aren't going to use open lines on cell phones to plan attacks! Ben Franklin put it best when he said the following: "Anyone who would give up essential liberty for temporary security, deserves neither liberty or security and will ultimately lose both" Liberty should be guarded at all times by those who love it.
9. annie wells (unregistered)
Allowing people and government to snoop into your personal affairs is like leaving your house and allowing people to come in and rummage through your stuff with out your knowledge. Did you make your bed today before you left? Is this your underwear that stinks or someone you know? Better not take any chances. Lets bring you in for questioning.
2. messiah (Posts: 434; Member since: 19 Feb 2010)
the problem is the door doesn't swing both ways. sure, they can see everything in our lives, but we can't see what our government is up to, and they have no accountabilty, whereas we are accountable for all - hense their tapping. i have nothing to hide either. sure as s+*&t the govt does. we are forced to surrender our liberties to those that deny their own reponcibility. and we pay for them to do it to us. ironic.
3. Bryan87 (unregistered)
messaih, you are what we call a 2 percenter, and a FREE THINKER, you could have not said it ANY better, no accountability for anything! yet we have to be, and surrender our rights its a joke! When there is no accountability there is NO leadership, all you are is a hypocrite, its time to rise up and take back our freedoms
6. messiah (Posts: 434; Member since: 19 Feb 2010)
7. messiah (Posts: 434; Member since: 19 Feb 2010)
Sorry that last post was more for Brian87 than phone arena. This wire tap article really hit me. So much privacy is destroyed. Just look at the latest articles in facebook's apps. Let alone iPhone and android accessing all our information and sending it where ever. And now the government is whining they can't keep up on all the taps they want to. Please. Maybe if they spent less time on facebook in the office they could keep on top of the changing climate rather than penalize companies for changing their structure.
8. infowarsdotcom (unregistered)
Feds want a one way street.Someone who videotapes fed/local law enforcement on a public street and is questioning the constitutionality of warrantless checkpoints gets arrested.Next move will be an gov inside job internet attack by so called terrorists where they will put in Chinese type total internet control.