‘Banks, financial institutions, newspapers, trade associations, major international businesses, no one is immune’
Bill allows private sector information to be voluntarily shared with the federal government
Bill would allow companies to break contracts, share info with government
Bill’s sponsors insist it is ‘not a surveillance bill’
Last year, a similar measure never gained traction and eventually prompted a White House veto threat.
Most major companies don’t even know they have been hacked until long afterward
The New York Times reported Friday that Obama ramped up cyber attacks against Iran as part of a larger program called Olympic Games, first started under President Bush
Online campaign aims to mobilize privacy protesters
Rep. Mike Rogers: No comment on gov’t movement to snoop via Google, Facebook, Twitter
The Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act, or CISPA, is another example of outrageous and unconstitutional government intrusion.
A new piece of legislation called CISPA would give the federal government greater regulatory control over the Web.
As far as I can tell, every reference to intellectual property has been placed back into the bill’s text.
Legislation would encourage cyberthreat information sharing between private companies and government agencies
White House opposition is not expected to derail the House bill, which has bipartisan support, Republicans and Democrats said Wednesday.
A broad range of civil and digital liberties groups have repeatedly expressed their concerns over the bill
Obama administration wants Homeland Security to maintain its hold on cybersecurity issues, threatens veto
Cyber Security: Like with National Security, Let's Contract Out to People Who Know What They're Doing - TheDC
These contractors should handle all day-to-day Internet security.
The House this coming week will consider legislation to better defend these and other corporate networks from foreign governments, cybercriminals and terrorist groups.
CISPA language modified - TechPresident
New language has also been included that clarifies that the main department in charge of the information submitted to the government will be the Homeland Security Department