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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
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    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/

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