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Thousands rally against CISPA cybersecurity bill

The controversial Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA), which is supported by more than 100 members of the House of Representatives, is scheduled to be discussed in Congress on Friday, where it will be the first bill to go to a vote since the collapse of the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) in January. The bill looks to give businesses and the federal government legal protection to share cyber threats with one another in an effort to prevent online attacks.
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Facebook Explains Why It’s Supporting Congress’ CISPA Cybersecurity Bill

Technology : TechCrunch (3 years ago)

Facebook today explained why it has taken a positive stance on the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act, or "CISPA", bill currently under consideration in the United States Congress. The social networking company is one of ... Read Post

White House Threatens To Veto Cybersecurity Law, CISPA, Citing Privacy Concerns

Technology : TechCrunch (2 years ago)

The White House has officially threatened to veto the controversial Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA) [PDF]. CISPA is designed to facilitate information sharing between technology companies and intelligence agenc... Read Post

U.S. House Passes Controversial CISPA Cybersecurity Bill 248 To 168

Technology : TechCrunch (3 years ago)

This afternoon, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the controversial Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA) by a vote of 248 to168. Unlike SOPA, which focused on copyright violations, CISPA wants to give Interne... Read Post


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