Tuesday April 16, 2013

White House Opposes CISPA In Its Current Form

Oh look, a political standoff. No worries, politicians seem to have a way of getting around everything. If not, they'll just reintroduce similar bills until it eventually does pass. roll eyes (sarcastic)

Specifically, the White House remains concerned that CISPA does not require companies to "take reasonable steps" to strip personal information when sharing user data with the government or other businesses. This has been a major point of contention between CISPA supporters and civil libertarians, who worry that the bill would give companies immunity for swapping user data inappropriately.

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