Does cyber-security give the White House the power to draft legislation, a power reserved for the House? And does it give him the right to vastly extend his power over The Internet?
While the WH writes, the House tries to derail the FCC’s new net neutrality Internet rules, which they believe will take away Internet freedom. “The Internet is open and thriving and creating jobs because of the hands-off approach the government has taken to date,” said Rep. Greg Walden, R-Ore., chairman of the Communications and Technology Subcommittee. “The resolution of disapproval will nullify the FCC’s launch of a government takeover of the Internet and restore certainty to the marketplace.”FCC Net Neutrality
The White House plan will be combined with other regulations. The American people voted in a Republican House and Obama ignores them, bypasses them repeatedly and, in doing so, ignores the Constitution.
“Under a White House plan, the Homeland Security Department will have far-reaching oversight over all civilian agency computer networks.
The proposal would codify much of the administration’s memo from July 2010 expanding DHS’s cyber responsibilities for civilian networks.
The White House, however, is taking those responsibilities further, according to a source familiar with the document. The administration drafted a legislative proposal to give DHS many, if not all, of the same authorities for the .gov networks that the Defense Department has for the .mil networks.
Federal News Radio recently viewed a draft copy of the legislative proposal.
“I have to question why the Executive branch is writing legislation,” said the source, who requested anonymity because they were not authorized to talk about it. “This is not a proposal or white paper like the White House usually sends to Capitol Hill. This is the actual legislation.”….Read more here: FederalNewsRadio