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Zombie Bill CISPA Is Back, With Fewer Privacy Concerns…Maybe?

This summer, when Edward Snowden dropped his bombshell about PRISM, the NSA's vast Internet spying program, the House had recently passed a bill called the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA). Widely criticized by privacy...Show More Summary

Senate Doesn’t Really Feel Like Being Bothered With This Whole CISPA Thing; Won’t Consider It

Last year, after making it through the gauntlet of SOPA and PIPA, we wondered if we’d have to worry about yet another bit of Internet regulation, CISPA, aka the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act. As it turns out, despite support in the U.S. House of Representatives, we probably don’t have to be concerned about CISPA going anywhere, … [More]

CISPA legislation appears doomed in U.S. Senate

2 years agoTechnology : Answer Line

Key lawmakers are suggesting that the controversial Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA) will soon die in the U.S. Senate—just like last year. CISPA backers say it’s designed to make it easier for organizations to share...Show More Summary

You Saw This Coming of the Day: CISPA Dies in Senate (Again)

2 years agoOdd : The Daily What

It appears that the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protect Act (CISPA) will not be making its way to President Obama's Oval Office anytime soon. Despite the passing of the bill in the House last week, CISPA has been once again rejected and shelved by the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation due to privacy concerns. Show More Summary

CISPA Probably Won't Be Introduced In the Senate

The House of Representative's version of the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act, or CISPA, probably won't be taken up in its entirety by the Senate, according to a new report. CISPA passed the House last week with bipartisan...Show More Summary

CISPA Cyber Security Law Faces Apathy In Senate

CISPA, the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act, passed the US House of Representatives last week in the wake of the horrific Boston Marathon bombing, but it faces significant hurdles in the Senate. The bipartisan bill proposed by Dutch Ruppersberger (D-MD) and Mike Rogers (R-MI) allows private businesses as well as government agencies to share [...]Show More Summary

Despite 'Internet Blackout,' CISPA protesters struggle to gain traction

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

CISPA Protest Carried Out by Annonymous

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 New Open Internet Fight

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 [...]

Cybersecurity Bill Passes the House, But What's Next?

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......

Let's Bring Digital Liberties into the Big Conversation

2 years agoOdd : Boing Boing

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 [...]

Open Internet Red Alert: A Blackout Protest Erupts After House Passes CISPA (Again)

2 years agoOdd : The Daily What

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.

Anonymous and Libertarians Protest CISPA; Tech Giants Don't Give a Damn

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

Anonymous Calls For Web Blackout, But Is Anyone Listening?

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.

Anonymous Calls for Internet Blackout on Monday to Protest CISPA

In the wake of this week’s passage of the controversial Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA) by the U.S. House of Representatives, representatives from the hacktivist group Anonymous – if they truly have “representatives” per se – are calling for an “Internet Blackout Day” on Monday in protest. Specifically, Anonymous is calling upon website... Read More

Can Anonymous organize the anti-CISPA internet blackout on April 22nd?

2 years agoTechnology :

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

The Case For – And Against – Freaking Out About CISPA, The Controversial Cybersecurity Bill That Passed In The House

2 years agoNews : Mediaite

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?

House Passes CISPA, Guts Online Privacy

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

Anonymous calls for ‘Internet Blackout Day’ to protest CISPA [video]

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

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