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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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