These politicians are truly clueless. It's no wonder our country is in such horrible shape.
All you have to do is show how easy it would be to spy on the Senators themselves using smartphones.Reminds me when a bipartisan group made sure the Airlines were still running during a government shutdown.If it's in their personal interest, they sure get their act together.
There's a quick way to stop this bill... Apple should announce the iPhone will not be sold in California Apple stores and available ONLY by the Internet. The phones will be sold from Arizona only! That should piss off enough people to start protests from the public. Have giant banners made and slap them on those pretty glass doors at each store nice and big:STARTTING JAN 2017 IPHONES WILL NOT BE SOLD IN CALIFORNIA - CONTACT YOUR ASSEMBY PERSON NOW!Common sense is loosing to stupid in this case. So hit California where they can truly appreciate it ... In their wallet!
They're all Democrats, of course, and all are of the belief that government would never, ever, ever misuse private information. Unless the person of interest is a political opponent, particularly a Rethuglican, in which case it's all groovy.
...On Fortune, they're saying that Feinstein is naming this the Freedom Bill