April 30, 2012
Your information will not be safe if CISPA passes.

Congressman Pushing Spying Law CISPA Got 15 Percent Of His Campaign Funds From Companies Who Want It

The Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA) allows private corporations, security firms, and the government to peek into and share your online information without you ever knowing about it or having any legal recourse against it. These intrusions are so severe that the Obama administration has threatened to veto the version of this bill that passed the House of Representatives last week.

We recounted last week how social networking giant Facebook has recruited elite D.C. lobbyists to push this law in Washington. The Center for Responsive Politics’s OpenSecrets blog notes another interesting fact about the push for …

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April 24, 2012

Dislike: Meet The Lobbyists Facebook Hired To Help The Government Spy On You

Following the defeat of the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA), lobbyists for Big Business have been very careful when writing and promoting legislation that drastically curtails Internet freedoms.

Now, various corporations have gotten together to push for the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act, or CISPA. Proponents of the bill are saying that it is about “cybersecurity” and protecting Americans. But the bill gives wide room for abuse. It allows the government, private security agencies, or private corporations to share “cyber threat” information — which can be your personal and private information — with each other without even telling …

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