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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

Intellectual Property Commission: Pass CISPA Now

A bipartisan and independent commission studying corporate espionage's impact on the American economy recommended passing the controversial Cyber Information Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA) in its report released Wednesday. "...Corporations need better information, and thus an open, two-way communications flow between companies and U.S. Show More Summary

CISPA cosponsor: "Anonymous was threatening us"

A sponsor of the infamous Cyber Information Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA) said hacktivist collective Anonymous carried out a campaign of threats against supporters of the bill.

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

12 months 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)

12 months 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 Is Dead; Internet 'Privacy' Safe Again (For Now)

The controversial cybersecurity bill, known, ever so gently as, the Cyber Information Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA) - since it's for your own good - that web-spying-bill">passed the House last week looks set to be shelved in the Senate according to representatives. 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 DEAD: 'Privacy Killer' Bill Hits A Brick Wall In The Senate

The controversial Cyber Information Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA) is likely to die in the Senate, according to US News. The bill, which has stirred up internet privacy watchdogs and sites like Reddit, followed closely in the footsteps of the last unsuccessful proposed bills, the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and Protect I.P. Show More Summary

CISPA May Be Shelved, Possible Blowback from Syria, Record Numbers on Food Stamps: P.M. Links

12 months agoNews : Reason

The Senate seems likely to shelve he controversial Cyber Information and Sharing Protection Act (CISPA), despite recent passage by the House. The White House hreatened a veto of the act, but then President Barack Obama’s administration...Show More Summary

ACLU: Controversial Cybersecurity CISPA Is Dead (For Now)

CISPA is all but dead, again. The controversial cybersecurity bill known as the Cyber Information Sharing and Protection Act, which passed the House of Representatives last week, will almost certainly be shelved by the Senate, according to a representative of the U.S. Show More Summary

CISPA Cyber Security Law Faces Apathy In Senate

12 months agoNews : The Inquisitr - News

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 [...]

House Rejects Worker Password Privacy

A last-minute proposed amendment to the Cyber Information Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA) that would have made it illegal for employers or the federal government to ask for employees' or prospective employees' social media passwords was defeated in the House of Representatives 224-188 along party lines, with Republicans knocking it down. Show More Summary

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

12 months 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)

12 months 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

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