"The understanding of the drafts that have been leaked is that it gives the president the power and the Department of Homeland Security the power to access e-mail … research -- anything to do with your Internet activities, [they can] access it, download it, scrutinize it, use it against you," Kreep explains.
He calls the effort a violation of the Constitution and a threat to personal liberty.
"Mr. Obama wants to fundamentally change the United States -- and to do that, he needs to be able to blackmail, coerce and intimidate a lot of important and powerful people, and he needs to be able to do whatever it takes to implement his goal," the USIF spokesman contends.
U.S. Ambassador Terry Kramer is leading the U.S. delegation to the World Conference on International Telecommunications, which will be held in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, December 3-14, 2012. At a press conference at Wiley Rein law firm last week, he pledged to protect the freedom of speech.
"If there are things that are completely objectionable, that violate our fundamental views about human rights, about free speech, about economic opportunities -- if they fundamentally violate it, then we will just say no, and absolutely, we won't proceed," Kramer declared.