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 CISPA, […]

Reddit co-founder Aaron Swartz commits suicide at age 26

“…we live in a world where the architects of the financial crisis regularly dine at the White House — and where even those brought to ‘justice’ never even have to admit any wrongdoing, let alone be labeled ‘felons.’ ”

 

Josh Peterson The Daily Caller 1/12/2013

Aaron Swartz — Internet activist, RSS co-author […]

The Pauls’ New Crusade: ‘Internet Freedom’

Defending the Internet — and the corporations that invest in it — from government regulation is the new “End the Fed,” Paul advisors tell BuzzFeed exclusively. A new Paul manifesto: “This is our revolution.”

Senator Rand Paul and Congressman Ron Paul. Click on the image to enlarge.

Rosie Gray BuzzFeed 7/5/2012

Ron and Rand Paul are […]

‘It’s Time to Give It Its Last Rights’: Europe Rejects Controversial Global Anti-Piracy Law

Green Party members of the European parliament demonstrate against the ACTA project (Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement) during the vote at the European Parliament. (Photo: AP/Christian Lutz) Click on the image to enlarge.

 

Liz Klimas The Blaze 7/4/2012

BRUSSELS (The Blaze/AP) — The ACTA anti-piracy trade agreement, which has been compared to the controversial Stop Online […]

Kiss the last shreds of freedom good-bye

House Passes Controversial Cybersecurity Measure CISPA

David Kravets Wired.com 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.

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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 […]