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Cybersecurity Bills Threaten Freedom
Destroying freedom one law at a time.
by Stephen Lendman
Various cybersecurity acts threaten constitutional freedoms.
On March 27, HR 4263: SECURE IT Act of 2012 was introduced. Now in committee, no further action was taken.
On April 26, the House passed HR 3523: Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA) of 2011.
On June 27, S. 3342: SECURE IT Act was introduced. Now in committee, no further action was taken.
On July 19, S. 3414: Cybersecurity Act of 2012 was introduced in the Senate. On August 2, a Senate cloture vote failed. Voting 52 - 46, the bill fell eight votes short.
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