US House passes CIAPA


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Username: Nydas

Post Number: 22965
Registered: Jun-06
The United States House of Representatives has voted to pass the controversial Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA), talk of which has swept the Internet over the past few weeks. The House vote was moved up to Thursday night, and CISPA passed as 248 members of Congress voted for the bill and 168 voted against. The bill is sponsored by Representatives Mike Rogers (R-Michigan) and Dutch Ruppersberger (D-Maryland), and it now faces further modifications in the Senate if it is to avoid being vetoed by the White House. President Barack Obama has indicated that he intends to veto the bill if it makes it to his desk, noting that as it is written now, the legislation would allow broad sharing of information with governmental entities without establishing requirements for both industry and the government to minimize and protect personally identifiable information. The American Civil Liberties Union issued a statement following the vote. "Cybersecurity does not have to mean abdication of Americans online privacy," said ACLU legislative counsel Michelle Richardson. As we've seen repeatedly, once the government gets expansive national security authorities, there's no going back. We encourage the Senate to let this horrible bill fade into obscurity.

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Registered: Mar-11
I hope congress stops f ucking around,and stops listening to special interests groups leave the we versus them bull s hit and work for the country.Those pieces of s hit are so out of touch with the reality of common citizens is no surprise the good old u.s a.can't make a full recovery......F ucken bastards

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