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The future of CISPA to be decided Wednesday

According to a House Intelligence Committee press release, the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Actwill begin debate at 10am Wednesday

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CISPA cosponsor: "Anonymous was threatening us"

A sponsor of the infamous Cyber Information Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA) said hacktivist collective Anonymous carried out a campaign of threats against supporters of the bill.

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White House no longer promising to veto CISPA

Internet privacy advocates are concerned that privacy protections aren't in the final draft of CISPA, slated to go to a vote next week.

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Petition will force Obama to take a stand on CISPA

While the Obama administration’s We The People  petitions don't guarantee any action, they do automatically merit an official response. And President Obama has been mum on the controversial CISPA—which he once promised to veto—for almost a year now.

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CISPA sponsors say it won't violate privacy, activists disagree

It boils down to one question: Do you trust members of Congress, or privacy advocates?

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CISPA may already be dead in the Senate

Sources say the Senate will decline to pick up the controversial bill, which passed the House this month, because of its lack of privacy protections.

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CISPA revised to address "cyber threat" loophole

Critics argue that the amendments fail to address the civil liberties concerns involving government-contracted companies. 

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President Obama's advisors threaten to veto CISPA

Recently proposed amendments to the Cyber Intelligence Security Protection Act don't do enough to protect individuals’ privacy rights, advisors claim. 

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Mozilla becomes first major company to oppose CISPA

In a statement to Forbes, Mozilla claimed, "CISPA has a broad and alarming reach that goes far beyond Internet security."

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Despite privacy concerns, CISPA passes in the House

  Despite the protests of Internet privacy advocates, the controversial Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA) passed the House of Representatives Thursday.

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Anonymous calls for Internet blackout to stop CISPA

Can controversial cybersecurity bill CISPA be defeated with a Web-wide protest?

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Pro-CISPA lobbyists spent $605 million last year

That's nearly 140 times what the cybersecurity bill's opponents spent.

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Senator 'very close' to reintroducing controversial CISPA

Despite Americans' increasing aversion to government surveiliance, Saxby Chambliss (R-Ga.) wants to revive the twice-defeated bill, this time in the Senate.

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CISPA passes House with bipartisan support

The controversial cyber-security bill was rushed to a vote and passed on Thursday, despite criticism from the Center for Democracy and Technology. 

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How to help stop CISPA

Opposition to the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act is starting to build online, thanks to a petition with nearly 600,000 signatures.  

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UPDATE: Controversial CISPA will return to the House this week

Rep. Dutch Ruppersberger (R-Md.) plans to revive the bill activists call a "privacy nightmare."

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Rep. Adam Schiff tries to add privacy protections to CISPA

  One congressman is trying to help protect your private information before CISPA goes up for a House vote, tentatively scheduled for April 15.

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Reddit takes official stance against CISPA

The Cyber Intelligence Security Protection Act is intended to help sites like Reddit, but general manager Erik Martin said the bill is far too vague. 

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CISPA sponsor: Obama will back down from his veto promise

After a cybersecurity adviser's departure this spring, the White House's stance on a controversial Internet privacy bill may have changed.

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Comcast officially throws its support behind CISPA

One of America's largest ISPs takes the position that the controversial bill helps security more than it hurts privacy.