Proposed federal law would turn Internet providers into snoops

by James Temple – The San Francisco Chronicle A bill moving through Congress would deputize your Internet service provider as a government snoop. HR1981 would force the company you pay for Internet access to store a year’s worth of personal data and hand it over at the request of law enforcement. [Full story at: http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2011/08/12/BUTT1KL8UD.DTL&type=tech ]

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Proposed federal law would turn Internet providers into snoops

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