According to Politico, Homeland Security and the Attorney General will also "develop guidelines for the receipt, retention, use and disclosure of cyber threat data within the federal government" under the legislation. That last part is of particular interest to the Electronic Frontier Foundation; wary of the intelligence community's snooping tendencies, the EFF wants to ensure that private details aren't carelessly exchanged between government agencies like DHS and the NSA. "DHS needs to take an active lead role in ensuring that unnecessary personal information is not shared with intelligence authorities," a spokesperson told The Washington Post.

Tuesday, January 13, 2015
The Verge