The day Justin Bieber was arrested in Miami a petition was created to deport Bieber and revoke his green card. Today, the petition has reached the 100,000 signature threshold which warrants a response from the Obama administration.
Don't get your hopes up, Bieber haters. There have been other responses to not so pertinent petitions which received 100,000 signatures such as this response about creating a Death Star.
The Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA) does not currently require the government to have a warrant to access your private online information. Being created in 1986, it was written in a time when several of today's online services weren't even available. Today is your opportunity to make a change. Head to the 'We the People' petition to help push the White House to support the reform.
You've probably heard by now that residents of at least 20 U.S. states have submitted petitions to the White House's "We the People" website in an attempt to secede from the Union. Largely initiated by bitter conservatives in reaction to President Obama's re-election last week, the "secession movement" is already turning into a self-parody phenomenon with far-fetched petitions like Justice for Missouri Secession, which demands that the Obama administration grant a pizza party for every remaining U.S. citizen.
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