Letter to the Editor
In her second major address on Internet freedom Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said, “History has shown us that repression often sows the seeds for revolution down the road. Those who clamp down on Internet freedom may be able to hold back the full impact of their people’s yearnings for a while, but not forever.”
At the same time the Obama administration is going after WikiLeaks trying to shut them down any way they can and trying to manufacture criminal charges against it’s founder. Julian Assange. Although his publications are controversial, no one is saying that they aren’t true. It should not be a crime to tell the truth.
If the Internet existed at the time of the Revolutionary War our founding father would have included protection for it in the Constitution. The Internet is the tool that are used by The People to keep the Government in check. As the Internet protects freedom in the Middle East so does it here in the United States. We must learn from what is happening in Egypt in case The People in our country need to rise up against our Corporate Overlords.