CISPA


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CISPA

(Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act) A controversial bill (H.R. 3523) passed by the U.S. Congress in April 2013 that deals with sharing cybersecurity information between the U.S. government and private companies in order to prevent future attacks. Most telecom and computer companies and the national Chamber of Commerce were in favor of CISPA, while organizations such as the ACLU and EFF were against it due to privacy concerns. See EFF.

CISA
Passed in late 2015, the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act (CISA) succeeded where CISPA failed. Touted as the second Patriot Act, opponents claim CISA has detrimental surveillance provisions.
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According to Forbes, Fight for the Future and Ohanian have been focused most recently on defeating CISPA, the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protect Act.
We're pleased that as a Premier Sponsor of ISPCON, CISPA will have the opportunity to showcase many new offerings and services for ISPs," said Evan Rees, Executive Director, CISPA.
org) Sign the petition , get on the social media because this is what defeated SOPA and PIPA, and this is what will defeat CISPA, and this is what will defeat whatever they try to throw at us.
CISPA is one of 27 state affiliates, plus the District of Columbia, that comprise the CIS national network.
pdf) threatened to veto the CISPA bill last year, warning that the bill "lacks sufficient limitations on the sharing of personally identifiable information between private entities" and "treats domestic cybersecurity as an intelligence activity and thus, significantly departs from longstanding efforts to treat the Internet and cyberspace as civilian spheres.
The CISPA complaint outlined policies, anti-competitive conduct and contract terms that it says give an unfair advantage to Pacific Bell Internet and related companies owned by its parent, SBC Communications.
This is another attempt by the nation's largest phone company to extend its telephone monopoly into a monopoly over Internet access," said Jon Washburn, president of CISPA.
The CISPA bill hopes to limit cyber-attacks by allowing private companies 6 like the ones that were hacked recently - to share information and data with the Department of Homeland Security.
Advocating for the interests of ISPs and their residential and business customers since 2000, CISPA provides a unified voice to address legislative, regulatory and consumer issues as well as to support innovation within the ISP industry.
CISPA, the Cyber Intelligence Sharing Protection Act, is coming back to Congress this year.
The previous hacking attempt on Twitter brought the social networking site down for 40 minutes, a minor victory for the group opposing Twitter's support of CISPA.
A spate of legislation that detractors felt would have reduced Internet access to content and online privacy -- bills like PIPA (Protect IP Act), SOPA (Stop Online Piracy Act) and CISPA (Cyber Intelligence and Protection Act) -- were introduced in Congress last year but failed to pass.