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Keep Domestic Cybersecurity Efforts in Civilian Hands

Last night the House of Representatives passed HR 3523, the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act, or CISPA. We’ve written about the many privacy problems with this bill, but here I would like to focus on one of its biggest and most fundamental flaws: it empowers the military, including agencies like the NSA, to collect the internet records of Americans’ everyday internet use.
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House Passes Controversial Cybersecurity Bill

Technology : Technology from Newser (2 years ago)

The controversial Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act has passed the House, despite privacy concerns and a veto threat from the White House. CISPA, designed to make it easier for companies and the government to share infor... Read Post

One Year Later, Twice As Many Democrats Vote For Cybersecurity Bill And Defy Obama

Technology : TechCrunch (last year)

So much for President Obama’s election mandate and the notion that Democrats are concerned about privacy. Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the controversial Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA), which... Read Post

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

Technology : TechCrunch (2 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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