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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Urge \Urge\, verb (used with an object) [imp. & p. p. {Urged}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Urging}.] [L. urgere; akin to E. wreak. See {Wreak}, verb (used with an object)]

1. To press; to push; to drive; to impel; to force onward.

Through the thick deserts headlong urged his flight. --Pope.

2. To press the mind or will of; to ply with motives, arguments, persuasion, or importunity.

My brother never Did urge me in his act; I did inquire it. --Shak.

3. To provoke; to exasperate. [R.]

Urge not my father's anger. --Shak.

4. To press hard upon; to follow closely

Heir urges heir, like wave impelling wave. --Pope.

5. To present in an urgent manner; to press upon attention; to insist upon; as, to urge an argument; to urge the necessity of a case.

6. To treat with forcible means; to take severe or violent measures with; as, to urge an ore with intense heat.

Syn: To animate; incite; impel; instigate; stimulate; encourage.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

urging

noun

1: a verbalization that encourages you to attempt something; "the ceaseless prodding got on his nerves" [syn: {goad}, {goading}, {prod}, {prodding}, {urging}, {spur}, {spurring}]

2: the act of earnestly supporting or encouraging

3: insistent solicitation and entreaty; "his importunity left me no alternative but to agree" [syn: {importunity}, {urgency}, {urging}]


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Electronic Frontier Foundation Golden Key Campaign

I don't want Uncle Sam having my SIM Card private keys. I don't want Comcast giving all it's "business records" regarding owners of all i.p. addresses. I think for the government to request that would be a severe abuse of power. That would be bulk surveillance. I want to know if the government has made any such request of Comcast. Here is a FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT request: http://www.foia.gov/

All the FISA courts are secret. All the telephone company metadata has been siezed through FISA warrants. All the FISA judges are appointed by U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts.

United States of America Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts

My ISP is Comcast Cable Communications Inc. and I write about my interactions with them in the FULL DISCLOSURE SCREENSHOT above.

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The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau would be interested in the PUBLIC INTEREST aspects of my banking suggestions.

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

My bank is JP Morgan Chase. What kind of bulk "business records" does this bank surrender based on FISA warrants?

JP PRIVACY