Activist Post: How Long After the Election Will Obama Sign Executive Order to Control the Internet?Quicklink submitted by Joan Mootry Permalink
|DHS Secretary Napolitano claims US financial institutions are "actively under attack" by hackers, and the nation's critical infrastructure may be the next target. She even used the the devastating effects of Hurricane Sandy to add to these previously debunked fears, "The urgency and the immediacy of the cyber problem; the cyberattacks that we are undergoing and continuing to undergo can not be overestimated." This persistent manufactured urgency would seem to indicate that they will not wait for Congress to pass a cybersecurity law. Rather, they will likely bypass the Constitution and dictate their authority to control the Internet by having Obama sign an Executive Order instead. How long it will take for Obama to sign it after he is re-elected?|
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