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Just Like That Your Privacy Was Sold

Here is a helpful link to the way the US Senate voted today on allowing ISP (or Internet Service Providers) to collect data on every person in their database and now they  can SELL that data to "advertisers."

The only hope for stopping this bill is to ask the President to veto it.  He is not a big fan of "wiretapping" which this is very similar to, but he also is a little busy right now.

It should really tell you something,though.  When Congress wants something, they find a way to get it done.

Charges Dropped Against Former CEO of DeKalb; New Charges Possible for Barnes-Sutton

From By Mark Niesse at the Atlanta Journal-Constitution:

Mon., Feb. 6, 2017:  Former DeKalb County CEO Burrell Ellis was finally freed of corruption charges Monday after a four-year saga that included two trails, an eight month prison sentence and a successful appeal.  Read more here.

Tues, Jan. 24, 2017:  Federal prosecutors have issued a subpoena seeking information about more than $30,000 of spending by former DeKalb County Commissioner Sharon Barnes Sutton.  Read more here.