Editor’s Note: The Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act of 2011 (CISPA), H. R. 3523, is attached below.
by Carl Franzen
The adage “never discuss politics” has never applied much to the Web.
But on Friday, political discussion surrounding a new cybersecurity bill turned into an all out messaging war between the bill’s critics and its backers.
The bill, the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act or CISPA, for short, seeks to allow the government and private companies to share more information, including customer information, about perceived national cybersecurity threats.