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CISPA language modified

The House Intelligence Committee moved to address some of the concerns voiced by civil liberties advocates and a group representing Silicon Valley startups this week and dropped some of the language that the groups had said would have impacts that would go beyond the goal of protecting both private and public sector networks from hackers and malicious code.

The House Permanent Committee on Intelligence circulated a new discussion draft of the legislation at the end of the week that dropped language that defined “cyber threat intelligence” as information protecting networks from having intellectual property stolen from them.

Full Story: House Intelligence Committee Restructures Cybersecurity Bill ‘CISPA:’ Drops Language On Intellectual Property