Department of Homeland Security to spy on American journalists and bloggers

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Funny how only Russia Today and the right wing blogosphere seem to be reporting this. How long before they shut down and/or jail writers who don’t tow the Obama Regime party line?

RUSSIA TODAY (H/T al-Kidya)  Freedom of speech might allow journalists to get away with a lot in America, but the Department of Homeland Security is on the ready to make sure that the government is keeping dibs on who is saying what.

Under the National Operations Center (NOC)’s Media Monitoring Initiative that came out of DHS headquarters in November, Washington has the written permission to retain data on users of social media and online networking platforms.

Specifically, the DHS announced the NCO and its Office of Operations Coordination and Planning (OPS) can collect personal information from news anchors, journalists, reporters or anyone who may use “traditional and/or social media in real time to keep their audience…

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