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Gerry Smith

Senate Will Not Vote On CISPA, Dealing Blow To Controversial Cyber Bill | Gerry Smith | Posted 04.25.2013 | Technology

The Senate will not vote on a cybersecurity bill that passed the House earlier this month, according to two Senate staffers, dealing a blow to a measu...

This Pro-Privacy CISPA Amendment Didn't Make The Cut

The Huffington Post | Sara Gates | Posted 04.23.2013 | Technology

Bad news, Facebook users. U.S. employers may soon be able to require employees to fork over their social media passwords. A last-minute amendment ...

Anonymous Calls For Internet Blackout To Protest CISPA

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 04.22.2013 | Technology

On Friday, Anonymous called for an Internet blackout in protest of CISPA, which passed the House on Thursday. If signed into law, CISPA would make it ...

Sabrina Siddiqui

GOP Rep: Only Teenagers In Their Basements Oppose Cybersecurity Bill | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 04.17.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Mike Rogers (R-Mich.) said Tuesday that most opponents to his controversial cybersecurity bill are teenagers in their basements as ...

CISPA and the Emergence of a Cyber Détente

Gil Laroya | Posted 06.30.2012 | Technology
Gil Laroya

With the danger posed on both sides of the cyber-hacker war, is the internet bearing witness to an internet cyber-détente?

Nothing to Fear But Fear Itself

Susan Landau | Posted 06.29.2012 | Technology
Susan Landau

The hidden fact is that CISPA completely avoids the issue of protecting critical infrastructure. The bill's authors said the reason for CISPA not covering critical infrastructure was "that [was] outside of our jurisdiction."

Gerry Smith

House Passes Controversial Cybersecurity Bill | Gerry Smith | Posted 06.26.2012 | Technology

The House of Representatives passed cybersecurity legislation Thursday aimed at protecting American companies from hackers who steal intellectual prop...

When Security and Privacy Wrestle, Who Is the Winner?

Theresa Payton | Posted 06.26.2012 | Technology
Theresa Payton

There is a fight going on between security and privacy and it is your personal data and communications at stake.

Michael McAuliff

Big Business Abandons Privacy Advocates In Cybersecurity Fight | Michael McAuliff | Posted 04.26.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- There's a big difference between the cybersecurity bill that the House will be begin debating Thursday and the online piracy measures th...

Facebook Spies

Timothy Karr | Posted 06.16.2012 | Technology
Timothy Karr

The folks behind CISPA claim that national security interests make this surveillance necessary, but the bill's language is so vague and overreaching that it opens the door for rampant abuse.

Online Spying, Brought to You by Facebook

Josh Levy | Posted 06.13.2012 | Technology
Josh Levy

You'd think online services would oppose something like this -- but in fact Facebook, Microsoft and others support it. Under CISPA, they wouldn't be required to share any information about their users with authorities. But if they chose to do so, the bill would protect them from any legal blowback.

SOPA 2.0? New Bill Has Internet Activists Scared -- Again

Los Angeles Times | Morgan Little | Posted 06.09.2012 | Politics

In spite of their hopes, Internet activists are finding that their efforts to keep the digital world free of further regulation did not end with SOPA'...