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US and EU politicians use Charlie Hebdo attack to call for more Internet surveillance

Discussion in 'Political Debate & Discussion' started by poncho, Jan 14, 2015.

  1. poncho

    poncho Well-Known Member

    Mar 30, 2004
    Millions worldwide have expressed their support for victims of the Charlie Hebdo attack by Islamic extremists, which left 12 dead. The tragic shooting has since become a referendum on people’s inalienable right to freely express themselves, a sentiment epitomized by the hashtag #JeSuisCharlie (“I am Charlie”).

    But while world leaders have joined with the demonstrators in solidarity, some have used the tragedy as a pretext to amp up online surveillance in the name of national security, curbing the very same rights they claim to champion.

    Continue . . . http://fusion.net/story/37985/us-and-eu-politicians-use-charlie-hebdo-attack-to-call-for-more-internet-surveillance/

    Rahm Emanuel and Hillary Clinton Never Let A Good Crisis Go To Waste