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House approves cybersecurity bill over Obama veto threat

2 years agoNews : The Coming Crisis

The House on Thursday approved controversial cybersecurity legislation that the Obama administration has threatened to veto. Members approved the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection (CISPA) act, H.R. 3523, in a 248-168 vote that split both parties somewhat. The bill was supported by 42 Democrats, while 28 Republicans opposed it.The House on Thursday approved controversial cybersecurity legislation that the Obama administration has threatened to veto.
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CISPA: House Vote Sets up Senate Cybersecurity Showdown

Technology : Techland: News (2 years ago)

Ignoring a White House veto threat, the House approved the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act, which would encourage companies and the federal government to share information collected on the Internet to help prevent elec... Read Post

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

Technology : TechCrunch (last year)

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 (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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