Monday, February 16, 2015

DHS claims revealing info. about "Internet kill switch" will endanger law enforcement

Posted by DTOM on February 11, 2015 at 8:04pm

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

An Appeals Court in Washington, DC has ruled that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) may withhold from the public a secret procedure for shutting down cell phone service.

Ironically a committee called the 'President’s National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee'(NSTAC) claims their should be a single governmental process to impede phone & internet service.
Can anyone guess what branch of govt controls the NSTAC? If you guessed DHS you get a gold star.

Below is an excerpt from the DHS website:

"Meeting our Nation’s critical national security and emergency preparedness (NS/EP) challenges demands attention to many issues. Among these, none could be more important than the availability and reliability of telecommunication services."

DHS would have you believe they will ... "preserve the public trust in the integrity of our communications services" during an emergency by giving them the exclusive power to turn it off!

The only thing the public was told is that its called SOP 303, what those procedures are and when they can be used, the public doesn't have a right to know!