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Senate working to stop Russian hacking

Senate bill in progress.

- All user accounts and posts on the internet will be required to have authenticated location verification.

- All social media will be required to verify identity of accounts using state issued identification and identity numbers. Accounts will be required to maintain and verify the real name of the person making the account and that he or she personally performs each action associated with the account. Failure to do so will be prosecuted against the social media company as a violation of "SEC disclosure rules".

- All this info must be archived and available to law enforcement etc on a per-request basis (no warrant needed).

- Certain services such as Google Maps will be classified as public utilities.

- Anyone commenting on political issues will be subject to mandatory federal disclosure requirements.

- Companies will have to disclose all their ranking, voting and other proprietary algorithms to government auditors.
Permalink RC 
August 8th, 2018 7:06am
Does this herald the death of the Internet wild frontier?
Permalink Hampus Clitus 
August 8th, 2018 7:11am
This is insane!
Permalink Jackie McClure 
August 9th, 2018 11:46am

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