White House signals it won't support CISPA in present form

Calls for more privacy, civil liberties protections in reintriduced Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act

By , Computerworld |  Security

The House approved CISPA last year despite such concerns. But attempts to pass a companion bill in the Senate failed amid vocal protests from rights groups and a threat by President Obama to veto the bill if it landed on his desk.

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