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Americans Will Need DHS Approval for Private Sector Jobs

http://www.prisonplanet.com

You’ve heard of no fly and no buy lists – get ready for no work lists. Millions of workers now must apply to the DHS and prove they are not terrorists in order to be granted permission by the government to work. TWIC “is a biometric credential that ensures only vetted workers are eligible to enter a secure construction site, unescorted,” Ironworkers Local 361 in Ozone Park, New York, explains. In other words, construction workers in New York will need permission from the TSA and DHS in order to practice their profession and earn a living. SWAC is even more draconian.

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Napolitano Announces Expansion of "If You See Something,Say Something"

http://www.dhs.gov

For Immediate Release
Office of the Press Secretary
Contact: 202-282-8010

Washington, D.C. - Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Janet Napolitano today announced the expansion of the Department's national "If You See Something, Say Something" campaign to hundreds of Walmart stores across the country - launching a new partnership between DHS and Walmart to help the American public play an active role in ensuring the safety and security of our nation.

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EFF: A Glimpse at the Draconian Future of Copyright Enforcement?

http://www.eff.org

Legal Analysis by Corynne McSherry
Over the past few days, the U.S. Justice Department, the Department of Homeland Security and nine U.S. Attorneys’ Offices seized 82 domain names of websites they claim were engaged in the sale and distribution of counterfeit goods and illegal copyrighted works.

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DHS Chairman Wants WikiLeaks Declared Terrorist Organization

http://www.rawstory.com

A key Republican Congressman from New York has a new definition for the word "terrorism" that doesn't require the use of violence or even fear or even logical sense.

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Homeland Security shuts down dozens of Web sites without court order

http://www.rawstory.com

The Homeland Security Department's customs enforcement division has gone on a Web site shutdown spree, closing down at least 76 domains this week, according to online reports.

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DHS scoured social media sites...for 'items of interest'

http://www.computerworld.com

"The documents show that the DHS established a unit called the Social Network Monitoring Center (SNMC) last year to scour social sites for signs of potential security threats during the presidential inauguration.

The sites targeted by the SNMC included predictable ones such as Facebook, Twitter and MySpace, in addition to more demographically focused sites such as MiGente and BlackPlanet."

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DHS: Internet Monitoring Needed to Fight Homegrown Terrorism

http://www.foxnews.com

"Fighting homegrown terrorism by monitoring Internet communications is a civil liberties trade-off the U.S. government must make to beef up national security", the nation's homeland security chief said Friday. ---- What a buncha crap....

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New Bill Gives POTUS ‘Kill Switch’ To Shut Down The Internet

http://www.prisonplanet.com

"The federal government would have “absolute power” to shut down the Internet under the terms of a new US Senate bill being pushed by Joe Lieberman, legislation which would hand the US President a figurative “kill switch” to seize control of the world wide web in response to a Homeland Security directive." --- Not sure how this is possible since the World Wide Web is.... you know... world wide. O_o

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Judge limits DHS laptop border searches

http://news.cnet.com

A federal judge has ruled that border agents cannot seize a traveler's laptop, keep it locked up for months, and examine it for contraband files without a warrant half a year later.

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