The Cyber Security Act of 2009 has resurfaced with proposed changes. Controversy surrounds whether it allows the US Government to shut down the internet, including private communication channels, in a state of emergency. Some experts say that it confers this power. If so, this has serious First Amendment implications. Expect the US Supreme Court to weigh in if this version of the Act is enacted.
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