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Hope the government spy.
Or face a fine.
That's the limit -- Internet companies could face under proposed legislation.
Who quoted the reporting of the Washington Post newspaper.
A government task force is pushing for a law that would pressure Internet companies to let the government wiretap.
If companies like Gmail -- FaceBook don't go along with such a search order they could face tens of thousand dollars in fines.
Supporters say law enforcement would still need to judge to sign off on the search they say it's just like the current practice of tapping phone lines updated for the -- -- But the critics say the proposal is a threat to online privacy and personal liberties.
But -- -- the judge Fox News senior judicial analyst judge in through the volatile.
Is it a little bit of both I think it probably is a little bit of both -- As -- ways that the FBI can capture keystrokes on a computer.
One is by calling the Internet service provider.
And asking for -- favor basically persuading the Internet service provider to let them -- then nobody will know about it.
And the government will give you immunity if the person -- keystrokes we capture finds out you let us do that this is what happened in the Bush Administration until.
Our colleagues in the media revealed this -- on the government stopped the other way the FBI can get information is by going to a judge.
Presenting evidence of probable cause of crime this is what the Fourth Amendment requires getting an order from the judge.
Both ways require the cooperation -- the Internet provider in the first -- first -- the provider has to say all right we'll let him look the other way.
And the second -- the provider has to come on over and will let -- Both ways require the input of the service provider to connect to the FBI.
To the Internet which the FBI.
Says it can't do -- -- tell.
Whereas the FBI want the FBI wants to be able to connect to the Internet.
Without going to the service provider from its own FBI office and switch that they can press.
When they want to capture the key strokes on shepherd Smith -- Jonathan Hunt or Andrew -- tennis computer.
Whenever they want and that some resistance they're getting from that these Internet service providers.
And that's what this legislation if enacted and signed by the president would let them do.
Is -- this is that this might happen because that doesn't sound very American does it.
Know -- doesn't sound very American at all and it would be an opportunity for extraordinary.
Abuse at that button was they -- and the FBI was only supposed to press that button when it got to search warrant.
The temptation to press that button at other times would be almost.
Irresistible it's hard for me to believe that the senate will go along with this there are strong elements in the house that would like almost anything the FBI wants look.
The FBI got the Patriot Act -- lets them write their own search warrants when -- going to a third party like a doctor or lawyer of a post office that has records about it.
Now they want to bypass the Fourth Amendment yet again.
This is again we talked about this so many times it's the debate of the next ten years how much liberty will Americans give up.
In order to have safety and by giving up -- liberty to the even become safer it seems to be divided amount of time it seems to be very divided right on political lines.
It is divided -- political lines I hope the trend is in favor of more liberty because the FBI is good at what they do they don't need these shortcuts they can solve crime and keep us safe from preserver liberties simply by following the constitution.
There's -- vote on thank you Patricia.
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