Ellen Nakashima in the Washington Post: "A government task force is preparing legislation that would pressure companies such as Face­book and Google to enable law enforcement officials to intercept online communications as they occur, according to current and former U.S. officials familiar with the effort." Companies that fail to obey wiretap orders would be penalized.

4 Responses to “Proposal would fine tech companies for not obeying FBI's wiretap demands”

  1. Boundegar says:

    Does Google have no lobbyists at all?

  2. lasermike026 says:

    This is extortion.

  3. Gilbert Wham says:

    Oh, for fuck’s sake.

  4. oasisob1 says:

    Seems legit.

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