What could possibly go wrong?

Via CNET News (hat tip PGB):

Bill would give president emergency control of Internet

Huh… giving power to shut down the biggest avenue for free speech an administration that says

There is a lot of disinformation about health insurance reform out there, spanning from control of personal finances to end of life care.  These rumors often travel just below the surface via chain emails or through casual conversation.  Since we can’t keep track of all of them here at the White House, we’re asking for your help. If you get an email or see something on the web about health insurance reform that seems fishy, send it to flag@whitehouse.gov.

It’s not such a big leap from “tracking” to suppressing. Why else do you need to “track” our speech?

And, we might end up with a Secretary of the Internet

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