White House Considers Executive Order, Leaves Internet Takeover A Possibility

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The White House has left open the possibility of enacting its Internet agenda via executive order after the failed effort to bring the Democrat-supported cybersecurity bill to a full vote in the Senate last week.

In response to a question from The Hill, a Washington, D.C. political newspaper, about whether President Obama was considering advancing his party’s cyber-plan through an executive order, White House Press Secretary Jay Carney didn’t rule out the possibility.

“In the wake of Congressional inaction and Republican stall tactics, unfortunately, we will continue to be hamstrung by outdated and inadequate statutory authorities that the legislation would have fixed,” he said via email.

“Moving forward, the President is determined to do absolutely everything we can to better protect our nation against today’s cyber threats and we will do that,” added Carney.

The failed cyber security bill, which could be revived by Sen. Majority Leader Harry Reid when the Senate comes back from recess in September, would have given federal agencies in charge of regulating critical infrastructure industries like power companies and utilities the ability to mandate cybersecurity recommendations.

Read More at The Daily Caller. By Josh Peterson.

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Comments

  1. sean murry says:

    if take over the internet obummer a landslide in november and we will kick your butt out.

  2. If Obama "tries" to steal the internet from the public he will be in for a real surprise, The citizens are not pansies like the House and Senate members are.

    • David F. says:

      He'll probably take it over and just allow the "Liberal" point of view to be allowed on the Internet, and anyone not following the "Liberalist" Guidelines will be shut down and then they will be "Black Bagged" and sent to a "Re-Education camp"

  3. He only wants to silence the conservatives.

    • liberal conservative its all bs.they all have the same agenda.liberals just sugar coat it.conservative have like a huge ego about it while liberals are willing to preach about an end to the war while sending 60g more troops.both of their plans lead to the eventual destruction of our flawwed government.i mean seriously lol what has he done that bush didnt.bush went to war,he went to war in 2 more places.bush is stupid and has no idea how to hide his lies,and obama is the same.the only thing different is that obama sold guns to mexican drug lords and then said no no no no no,you cant know about that.im taking executive action so my ass doesnt get smacked around lol

  4. Anonymous says:

    This s**t had better not happen is all I'm gonna say!

  5. no no no no no no.lol if he does this it will be like the tenth time he over ruled congress.not about to happen agian.with the executive order to comtrol the internet he will effectively destroy his chance at a second term.and probably be impeached for his dictorial actions

  6. Edwardkoziol says:

    Listen when the Wannabe King speaks his subjects listen and he already has proven that he doesn't need congress or the senate as long as the sh-thead muslim can use executive order.Nothing is sacred to him not even God.

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