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Orwell in Russia
Putin’s Absurd New “Big Brother” Laws
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  • Jim__L

    “The harshest amendments to the law—allowing the state to revoke the citizenship of, and to deny the right to travel abroad to, those convicted—were dropped at the last minute. ”

    That puts Putin a couple of steps up from Democrats in the Senate, then.

  • Tom Chambers

    It would be interesting to see a point-by-point comparison between the new Russian “Big Brother” laws and the powers possessed, or desired, by the FBI- NSA- DOJ. I wonder if the similarities will be more noteworthy than the differences.

    • TheBlogFodder

      I was thinking the same thing. The difference is that Russian intends to use this to repress its citizens now while America is holding it in reserve. Neither country is one I would choose to live it.

  • Angel Martin

    sounds like the latest from the EU…

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