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What You Should Know About CISPA, The Bill That’s Not Exactly Like SOPA, But Just As Bad

3 years agoOdd : Geekosystem

It wasn't long ago that the potentially Internet-destroying twins SOPA and PIPA were effectively defeated, but ever since they snuck up on the Internet-at-large, there's been the worry that something similar might happen again. Well, it's happening. The new bill HR 3523, or the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA), while different from SOPA in many ways, is pushing its way through Congress as we speak, and could pose a serious threat to the Internet that is both very similar and very different from SOPA.
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Technology : Technology from Newser (3 years ago)

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Should we be as worried about CISPA as we were about SOPA?

Technology : GigaOM (3 years ago)

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CISPA: Blurred for a reason

Technology : Techi.com (3 years ago)

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