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U.S. Obama Administration Strengthens Opposition To CISPA Bill

     

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U.S. Obama Administration Strengthens Opposition To CISPA Bill [guardian.co.uk]
A senior Obama administration official has stressed the White House's opposition to a controversial cybersecurity bill ahead of a vote in the House of Representatives later this week.

The Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (Cispa) is intended to facilitate sharing of information on online threats across different federal agencies and private companies. It has been criticised by both activists and politicians of both Democrats and Republicans for vague wording and insufficient safeguards.