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Anti-surveillance Petition Out-does The Death Star. White House Must Now Respond

It looked like Mark Stanley’s “We The People” petition asking for reform of the Electronic Communications Privacy Act would fall well short of the 100,000 signatures needed to trigger a White House response. It didn't.
Anti-surveillance Petition Out-does The Death Star. White House Must Now Respond

Via Pando Daily:

A couple of days ago, it looked like Mark Stanley’s “We The People” petition asking for reform of the Electronic Communications Privacy Act would fall well short of the 100,000 signatures needed to trigger a White House response.

Despite a bipartisan “Day of Action” last week led by the Center for Democracy and Technology, where Stanley is campaign and communications strategist, the petition had only 60,000 signatures on it with just a couple of days remaining.

That total would have been fine pre-January this year, when the White House’s threshhold for an official response to We The People p...

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