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CISPA battlefield: Facts & Figures

Thursday, April 26, 2012

CISPA battlefield: Facts & Figures


America holds its breath in anticipation of Friday's House vote on the Cyber Intelligence Security Protection Act (CISPA). But what are its chances of being passed into law, and what will it mean for Internet users?

­In spite of protest from the Obama administration that CISPA encroaches on the civil liberties of Americans, the House of Representatives is marching ahead with the legislation. It met on Thursday to discuss the controversial act ahead of Friday’s decision.

In addition, the House Rules Committee dismissed a list of changes to the legislation suggested by the Center for Democracy and Technology (CDT). The amendments would have potentially limited private companies from sharing cyberthreat data with US government bodies..... MORE

SourceRT.com

URL: http://rt.com/usa/news/cispa-internet-facts-figures-006/

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