Ron Paul pleads with supporters to fight CISPA and Internet censorship - News and Current Events | futures io social day trading
futures io futures trading

Ron Paul pleads with supporters to fight CISPA and Internet censorship
Updated: Views / Replies:232 / 0
Created: by kbit Attachments:0

Welcome to futures io.

(If you already have an account, login at the top of the page)

futures io is the largest futures trading community on the planet, with over 90,000 members. At futures io, our goal has always been and always will be to create a friendly, positive, forward-thinking community where members can openly share and discuss everything the world of trading has to offer. The community is one of the friendliest you will find on any subject, with members going out of their way to help others. Some of the primary differences between futures io and other trading sites revolve around the standards of our community. Those standards include a code of conduct for our members, as well as extremely high standards that govern which partners we do business with, and which products or services we recommend to our members.

At futures io, our focus is on quality education. No hype, gimmicks, or secret sauce. The truth is: trading is hard. To succeed, you need to surround yourself with the right support system, educational content, and trading mentors – all of which you can find on futures io, utilizing our social trading environment.

With futures io, you can find honest trading reviews on brokers, trading rooms, indicator packages, trading strategies, and much more. Our trading review process is highly moderated to ensure that only genuine users are allowed, so you don’t need to worry about fake reviews.

We are fundamentally different than most other trading sites:
  • We are here to help. Just let us know what you need.
  • We work extremely hard to keep things positive in our community.
  • We do not tolerate rude behavior, trolling, or vendors advertising in posts.
  • We firmly believe in and encourage sharing. The holy grail is within you, we can help you find it.
  • We expect our members to participate and become a part of the community. Help yourself by helping others.

You'll need to register in order to view the content of the threads and start contributing to our community.  It's free and simple.

-- Big Mike, Site Administrator

Thread Tools Search this Thread

Ron Paul pleads with supporters to fight CISPA and Internet censorship

  #1 (permalink)
Elite Member
Aurora, Il USA
Futures Experience: Advanced
Platform: TradeStation
Favorite Futures: futures
kbit's Avatar
Posts: 5,884 since Nov 2010
Thanks: 3,303 given, 3,334 received

Ron Paul pleads with supporters to fight CISPA and Internet censorship

Presidential hopeful Ron Paul made a splash with supporters in California on Friday, and the impetus in a rowdy round of applause was something of serious concern with voters this election year: the Internet.

Addressing an audience at the University of California, San Diego late last week, Texas Congressman Ron Paul warmed up the crowd by starting off his speech attacking the ongoing attempts by the federal government to censor the Internet. Weeks earlier Congressman Paul publically renounced the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act, or CISPA, but by the enthusiasm in which the lawmaker once again attacked the legislation, it seems clear that it is still a very pressing issue with the politician.

Congressman Paul began an address attended by an estimated 2,000 people on Friday by discussing the importance of the US Constitution’s First Amendment. “Without the First Amendment it is very difficult for us to get our message out,” said Paul, “but I want to make sure that the first amendment is protected on the Internet as well.”

The congressman’s call to stop online censorship was met with a rousing round of applause.

“Every once in a while there will be a court case and there will be some controversial language involved and the courts are supposed to decide, is it constitutional to say these controversial things? Well let me tell you, the First Amendment wasn’t written so that you can talk about the weather,” said Rep. Paul. “It was written so that you can talk about controversial things and even challenge our own government.”

Despite this plea, lawmakers in Washington, D.C. have argued otherwise. The US House of Representatives recently passed CISPA, now meaning that the Senate and President Barack Obama are the only things that will keep the legislation from being signed into law. If it makes it that far, the government will be given the go-ahead to access information from all over the Internet without the consent of regular Web surfers.

Congressman Paul was among the first well-known American politicians to publically condemn CISPA — days after he attacked the act last year, the White House released a statement saying that the president’s advisers would be recommending a veto. As evident with the commander-in-chiefs reluctant signing of the National Defense Authorization Act last year — one he made “with reservations”— the promise of a veto might not mean much until the president actually puts his foot down and sends CISPA back to Congress without his autograph.

Rep. Paul openly attacked CISPA for the first time last month in a tape-recorded address released on the Web. In it, the congressman said the proposed bill “represents an alarming form of corporatism as it further intertwines governments with companies like Google and Facebook.”

“It permits them to hand over your private communications to government officials without a warrant, circumventing the well-known established federal laws like the Wiretap Act and the Electronic Communications Privacy Act,” added the congressman.

Speaking from San Diego on Friday, Paul also touched on what he says is the government’s attempt to systematically revoke the civil liberties of Americans.

“In a free society, you should be allowed to lead the life you choose but suffer the consequences if you make a mistake, but also the government can’t come in and tell us what we can do with our personal lifestyles,” said the congressman.

Following former House Speaker Newt Gingrich’s forfeit from the race for the White House last week, Ron Paul is left as the most likely contender to battle with Mitt Romney for the Republican Party’s nomination for president. Reports in recent days that allege that the congressman has accumulated the bulk of delegates in both the states of Maine and Nevada, suggesting that although he has been cast aside by the GOP establishment, Rep. Paul’s widespread support might be a real force to reckon with when a candidate is formally established at the Republican National Convention slated for this August in Tampa, Florida.

Ron Paul pleads with supporters to fight CISPA and Internet censorship — RT

Reply With Quote
The following user says Thank You to kbit for this post:


futures io > > > > Ron Paul pleads with supporters to fight CISPA and Internet censorship

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Upcoming Webinars and Events (4:30PM ET unless noted)

Wyckoff Hunting for Great Risk/Reward Ratio w/Gary Fullett

Elite only

Digging into the Details of iSystems w/Stage 5 & iSystems

Jun 5

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Ron Paul attacks CISPA in urgent call to oppose 'Big Brother' bill kbit News and Current Events 0 April 23rd, 2012 01:43 PM
Peter Schiff Favors Ron Paul, Says Settle for Romney kbit News and Current Events 0 January 31st, 2012 01:10 PM
Mainstream Media Discover Ron Paul Quick Summary News and Current Events 0 December 19th, 2011 08:30 PM
Ron Paul for President 2012 - Why / why not? Gary Off-Topic 14 August 19th, 2011 07:32 AM
Ron Paul's questions of The Bernanke today RM99 News and Current Events 1 July 13th, 2011 06:57 PM

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 04:20 AM.

Copyright © 2018 by futures io, s.a., Av Ricardo J. Alfaro, Century Tower, Panama, +507 833-9432,
All information is for educational use only and is not investment advice.
There is a substantial risk of loss in trading commodity futures, stocks, options and foreign exchange products. Past performance is not indicative of future results.
no new posts
Page generated 2018-05-26 in 0.08 seconds with 19 queries on phoenix via your IP