Texas vs NSA: Cutting the Cord

A representative from Texas has proposed a very interesting way to try to combat NSA surveillance. Jonathan Stickland has proposed a state law (H.RB. No. 3916), which aims to combat NSA surveillance at a San Antonio site by cutting the cord so to speak. The bill would cut access to electricity and water utilities to any federal agency that “is involved in the routine surveillance or collection and storage of bulk telephone or e-mail records or related metadata concerning any citizen of the United States”.


Read the full BBC article here.

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People of the CIJT, What do you think?