Activists planning an "Internet Blackout" today to protest CISPA—the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act—hoped to channel the same energy that helped sink another unpopular piece of Web legislation about 15 months ago. So far, that doesn’t seem to be happening. Show More Summary
About 900 sites have blacked out in protest of the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act, or CISPA, which passed a House vote last week. The protest is being led by the hacker activist group Anonymous. The bill seeks to remove...Show More Summary
The Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA), aimed at investigating cyber-threats, just passed in the House. Digital-rights activist Mark Jaycox outlines the precise effects of the bill in its current form: Companies have new rights to monitor user actions and share data – including potentially sensitive user data – with the government without a [...]
FindLaw columnist Eric Sinrod writes regularly in this section on legal developments surrounding technology and the Internet. The House has approved the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA, H.R. 624). CISPA allows private companies and the federal government to exchange information relating to cybersecurity threats. The bill was passed......
Photo: Shutterstock We've been CISPA'd again. For a second year the US House has passed the embarrassingly vague Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act, a bill that could scatter your personal information like a tornado hitting a trailer park. Echoing last year, the Obama administration has threatened to veto CISPA if it fails to incorporate [...]
Today, hundreds of websites, subreddits and Tumblr blogs are participating in a day-long blackout protest led by Anonymous against the the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protect Act (CISPA) passed by the House last Thursday. For the complete listing of websites participating in the blackout, check out the index page over at AnonyOps.
About 400 websites are taking part in an online blackout today to protest the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA). The web-based demonstration, organized by the hacktivist organization, Anonymous, is not likely to interfere with the average web user's day, unless that user frequently posts funny videos on Reddit. Show More Summary
The hacktivist group Anonymous is hoping for a big response today after launching an appeal for websites to ‘black out’ their home pages in protest at the US government’s proposed Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA), which was passed … Continue reading ?
The Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA) passed the U.S. House of Representatives and is heading for the Senate. Learn about why it must be stopped, and join me in taking action. Copyright © 2013 Atheist Revolution.
The Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act has not drawn the same uproar that its SOPA predecessor received last year. It's not because it's any less dangerous to the privacy of those using the internet. It's not that there's any less information about it. Show More Summary
If you missed it (and, given the news week that just transpired, it'd be hard to blame you), on Thursday, the House of Representatives passed CISPA (full name: Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act) by a 288-127 vote. Lots of people do not like this bill, and think it poses a threat to civil liberties. So is it time to freak out?
The Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA) just passed the House, and will now head to the upper Senate chamber for further deliberation. CISPA will allow private sector firms to search personal and sensitive user data of ordinary U.S. Show More Summary
The Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA), which passed the House of Representatives this week, has drawn a lot of criticism from activist groups such as the Electronic Frontier Foundation for potentially undermining users’ online privacy. Show More Summary
The Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act also known as CISPA, has been passed by the US House of Representatives with a 288 to 127. During the House debate, supporters and detractors paint a colorful picture as to why the … Continue reading ?
CISPA has--again--made its way through the House. But will it get much farther? Here's the latest. The Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act, or CISPA, a bill that makes it easier for companies to share information with other companies and the government about cyber attacks, once again passed in the House of Representatives Thursday. Show More Summary
Rep. Mike Rogers (R-MI) said Tuesday that most opponents to his controversial Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA) are teenagers in their basements as the Obama administration threatened to veto the measure for its potential...Show More Summary
Opponents of the controversial Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act of 2013 (CISPA) are challenging sponsor Rep. Mike Rogers (R-MI) to debate a 14-year-old about the merits of the proposal. The site, TheMikeRogersChallenge.com, was recently launched by Fight for the Future in response to Rogers’ claim that opponents of CISPA are 14-year-old “tweeters” in their [...]
The US House of Representatives has once again passed the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA), now the second time, by an overwhelming margin of 288 to 127. Despite major privacy concerns that exist in the bill, the crux … Continue reading ?
The House on Thursday passed controversial legislation that would allow businesses to share data with each other and the federal government for cybersecurity purposes. Lawmakers voted 288-127 in favor of the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act despite a … Continue reading ?
Previously, we had a guest post criticizing CISPA and calling for amendment. That amendment was not passed, and CISPA passed the House today anyway. So let's hear a defense of CISPA today, from Mike Rogers, Chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence. Show More Summary