The Lieberman-Collins Cybersecurity Act–A Threat to Online Rights

Candice Lanier Liberty News Network 12 June 2012

The Lieberman-Collins Cybersecurity Act poses a significant threat to online rights, according to the Electronic Fronier Foundation.

The Cybersecurity Act is sponsored by Sen. Collins (R-ME) and Sen. Lieberman (CT) and was drafted with the detection and thwarting of network attacks in mind. It […]

Another view of CISPA

Tech at Night: CISPA passes the House, FCC passes campaign regulations, Boehner calls out Obama

Neil Stevens RedState 4/28/2012

So, the Internet died this week or something. CISPA was amended much, as I gather mostly tightening up some alleged privacy concerns. Then it passed the House. I don’t know if it’ll become law, but […]

Kiss the last shreds of freedom good-bye

House Passes Controversial Cybersecurity Measure CISPA

David Kravets 4/26/2012

The House on Thursday approved cybersecurity legislation that privacy groups have decried as a threat to civil liberties.

The Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act, or CISPA, sponsored by Reps. Mike Rogers (R-Michigan) and Dutch Ruppersberger (D-Maryland), passed on a vote of 248 to 168.


Son of SOPA

New cybersharing bill poses same threat to liberty as defeated measure

“CISPA lacks any meaningful limitations on the ways in which the federal government may use personal information and the content of private communications that it receives from private companies.”

Howard Rich The Washington Times 4/25/2012

Having failed earlier this year to foist […]

SOPA mutates into much worse CISPA, the latest threat to internet free speech

Ethan A. Huff Natural News 4/21/2012

Just because SOPA and PIPA, the infamous internet “kill switch” bills, are largely dead does not mean the threat to internet free speech has become any less serious. The Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA), also known as H.R. 3523, is the latest mutation of these internet censorship […]

Netflix creates pro-SOPA super-PAC

Russia Today 09 April 2012

As United States lawmakers continue to consider anti-piracy legislation in Congress, they’ve found an ally in Netflix. Now the streaming content giant has created its own super PAC, whose main goal is to promote SOPA-like legislation.

Hollywood and record industry support didn’t help Congress get SOPA and PIPA to pass […]