Congress is about to vote on a terrible new cybersecurity bill

July 9, 2014

There's a new cybersecurity bill making its way through Congress, sponsored and written by Diane Feinstein (D-CA), and critics are already calling it a new backdoor for surveillance by the National Security Agency. The Cybersecurity Intelligence Sharing Act of 2014 (CISA) was approved by the Senate Intelligence Committee yesterday, putting it on track for a Senate vote this summer. But like its controversial predecessors, the bill is coming under fire as a step backwards in the fight for surveillance reform.

Read more at: http://www.theverge.com/2014/7/9/5881691/congress-will-vote-on-CISA-controversial-cybersecurity-bill


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