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Controversial Bill Proposed to Regulate Burner Phones in the US

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There Goes the Plot of Every Action Movie Ever.

What is the price of freedom? In a day and age that seems to be constantly ravaged by terror, some politicians call for more drastic measures to ensure the safety of their constituents, but how far are they willing to go?

Known for their practical convenience but also their stealth, “burner phones” are prepaid cellphones that allow users the ability to make calls and stay in touch with peers without the hassle of repeated payments or setting up a cellular plan.

Now, lawmakers in the House of Representatives are directing their legislation towards prepaid phones in the ongoing fight against terror.

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But do you agree with this proposition?