Rep. Massie: Don’t Yield an Inch !

RepThomasMassie YouTube 6/12/2013

The Constitution embodies American principles that men and women have fought and died to protect. We swore an oath to it. Mr Speaker, I encourage my colleagues to reflect on the damage that CISPA, the Patriot Act, and the NDAA have wrought on our civil liberties, and implore my fellow members to […]

ACLU: CISPA Is Dead (For Now)

The Senate will not take up the controversial cybersecurity bill, is drafting separate legislation

Jason Koebler U.S. News and World Report 4/25/2013

CISPA is all but dead, again.

The controversial cybersecurity bill known as the Cyber Information Sharing and Protection Act, which passed the House of Representatives last week, will almost certainly be shelved by […]

U.S. gives big, secret push to Internet surveillance

Justice Department agreed to issue “2511 letters” immunizing AT&T and other companies participating in a cybersecurity program from criminal prosecution under the Wiretap Act, according to new documents obtained by the Electronic Privacy Information Center.

Declan McCullagh CNET 4/24/2013

Senior Obama administration officials have secretly authorized the interception of communications carried on portions of networks […]

The Most Unconstitutional Law In American History

Floyd Brown The Western Center for Journalism 4/23/2013

…Last week, while our attention was diverted to the Boston Marathon bombing manhunt, the U.S. House of Representatives snuck in and struck a blow to civil liberties.

They passed new legislation called the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act, or CISPA; and it has substantial implications for […]

CISPA Vote in House Today

With CISPA cybersecurity bill on deck, Justin Amash reiterates privacy concerns

Zane McMillin MichiganLive 4/15/2013

U.S. Rep. Justin Amash has reiterated his opposition to a cybersecurity bill as the House of Representatives prepares to consider the controversial measure.

Amash, R-Cascade Township,wrote on Facebook he would vote against the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act, or […]

The Executive Order The Press Agreed To Keep Secret For Five Hours

Andrew Kaczynski BuzzFeed 2/12/2013

Shortly before 4:20 p.m. Tuesday, the White House emailed reporters that President Obama had signed a highly anticipated Executive Order aimed at protecting cyber security.

The order — setting up new programs aimed at stopping online espionage and terrorism — was already the law of the land, signed by the president. […]