New bill would require ISPs to retain user info to aid police

New bill would require ISPs to retain user info to aid police.

[newsimage]http://static.rankone.nl/images_posts/2011/05/FuBBmr.jpg[/newsimage]The House Judiciary Committee, lead by Rep. Lamar Smith, is preparing a bill which would require internet service providers to retain information about their users to aid in criminal investigations.  This particular bill would be a smaller part of a large measure to strengthen sanctions against acts such as child pornography.  The most interesting part of this bill however is not who it targets but rather who it does not.  The bill would make wireless companies exempt from the requirement to store user data.


Read the full article here: [http://www.myce.com/news/congressional-bill-would-require-isps-to-retain-user-info-to-aid-police-44856/](http://www.myce.com/news/congressional-bill-would-require-isps-to-retain-user-info-to-aid-police-44856/)


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This is bullshit. An ISP should not be forced to store a user’s history for more than 3 months. What the hell ever happened to privacy?

These laws are written by lobbyists, not someone who has an interest in protecting or serving the public. Pretty sad.

[QUOTE=Grim107;2588275]This is bullshit. An ISP should not be forced to store a user’s history for more than 3 months. What the hell ever happened to privacy?[/QUOTE] It seems it devolved. :slight_smile: