“The FBI has drafted sweeping legislation that would require Internet service providers to create wiretapping hubs for police surveillance and force makers of networking gear to build in backdoors for eavesdropping, CNET News.com has learned. ”
If existing laws were enforced, 9-11 terrorists would have been deported before they could have done what they did.
Law enforcement agencies are not supposed to draft legislation — they’re supposed to enforce/support existing laws.
I expound on why I say the following here.
From an emotional perspective, the (1) escalating hypervigilance of the government compounded by (2) abuses/imbalance (including but not limited to imbalance of powers) and (3) failure to protect feels eerily like (drum roll) … my abusive ex.