“The program is designed to look for indicators of cyber attacks by digging into all Internet communications, including the contents of emails, according to the declassified summary.

“Homeland Security will then strip out identifying information and pass along data on new threats to NSA. It will also use threat information from NSA to better identify emerging cyber attacks.”

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The real emergency...the real Tsunami - A Robert Hefner illustration

“When early reports predicted the cybersecurity measure would allow the president to “declare a cybersecurity emergency,” online privacy groups said they felt that would endow the White House with overly ambiguous and far-reaching powers to regulate the Internet.

“The bill will still contain most of those powers, and a “vast majority” of its other components “remain unchanged,” an aide with knowledge of the legislation told The Hill.”

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What the “cyber-emergency” bill is really about and how it relates to Climategate

“…the Wizards of Oz had an epiphany.

“It dawned on them that to further their agenda—controlling the globe’s food, fiber, water, minerals, money, land, information, people, jobs, hope, and their planned world government they’d been maneuvering towards—in the secret manner they’ve been accustomed to lo these many decades, they were going to have to somehow take control of what was being fed onto the Internet and failing that, the Internet itself.”

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