John Cornyn Needs Some Correction

This is crazy.

Republican politicians on Thursday called for a sweeping new federal law that would require all Internet providers and operators of millions of Wi-Fi access points, even hotels, local coffee shops, and home users, to keep records about users for two years to aid police investigations.

The legislation, which echoes a measure proposed by one of their Democratic colleagues three years ago, would impose unprecedented data retention requirements on a broad swath of Internet access providers and is certain to draw fire from businesses and privacy advocates.

It is a gross violation of privacy — one the GOP should steer clear of. They are, after all, supposed to be the freedom party.

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Erick Erickson

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  • Erick

    You are exactly right. This goes against all the principles of conservativism that we have been fighting for. This is an egregious invasion of privacy and we must let them know that we are vehemently against it. Perhaps we should bring up the issue at CPAC to the Congressmen and Senators who will be attending.