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CISPA Reworked Ahead of Vote to Appease White House

Among the larger concessions is striking a "national security" provision, which would have allowed the Department of Homeland Security and other agencies to use shared information for "national security" purposes, without explaining what that might entail. It prompted concern from groups like the Electronic Frontier Foundation, which argued last year that the national security provision and CISPA as a whole "threatens to decimate Internet users' privacy in the name of security."

Monday, April 8, 2013
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