Tech Giants Press Senate On NSA Reform

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They will keep spying on us, one way or another, until hell freezes over. They’re hooked on our stories. Its like us watching a good drama series then told to quit before the season is over. Hell no!

That’s what them boys at the NSA, CIA, FBI, ATF, HS, even your local cops will be saying if told to stop. .. okay, we’ll spy on them without Senate approval, bitches, because we’re the badasses from Intelligence. And if you don’t like it, we’ll find some dirt on you and drag your name through the mud until you can’t take it anymore and kill yourself!

TechCrunch

The NSA reform bill passed by the House has an uncertain future in the Senate. The USA FREEDOM Act will receive a vote in the upper chamber, likely later this week, but whether it has the 60 votes required to pass isn’t clear.

Tech giants want it to pass. The assembled market cap behind Reform Government Surveillance (RGS), a group whose mission you can surmise, today released a letter, urging action in the Senate. The group then started to ping individual lawmakers on Twitter, likely in hopes of ensuring that their missive is read.

(AOL, a member of RGS, and soon to be disliked child that consumes too much bandwidth as part of the Verizon family plan, owns TechCrunch. I own something like 12 AOL shares. Yes, I will buy you lunch.)

The letter is short, hitting on two key points: Punting on reform isn’t such a good idea, and…

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