But states are trying to fight back ...
Legislation has been introduced in 10 states (and counting) proposing one or both of the following:
- Cutting off water, electricity or other resources to NSA facilities within the state
- Prohibiting the state's cooperation with the NSA; for example, sharing data about its citizens, or university research support for NSA
For information about the state legislation:
And see this.
While this may sound to some like a Republican approach, Democrats who support the NSA will be vulnerable next election, and progressives need to re-claim freedom from mass surveillance as a core issue.