So let me just say what should be obvious to everyone by now. CISPA is a bad idea. The bill can’t be fixed. And in the event of passage, the law will cause unintended harm to the Internet ecosystem. That last part is especially ironic given the bill’s intention, which is to increase security for […]
On Thursday, Congress is scheduled to begin consideration of H.R. 3523, the "Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act of 2011" (CISPA). This bill is the next great threat to our privacy over the Internet, but unlike the fight against SOPA and PIPA, Internet giants like Facebook and Twitter are openly supporting CISPA. And as I […]
The Department of Labor is poised to put the finishing touches on a rule that would apply child-labor laws to children working on family farms, prohibiting them from performing a list of jobs on their own families’ land. Under the rules, children under 18 could no longer work “in the storing, marketing and transporting of […]
Below is a list of current cosponsors of H.R. 3523, the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act, (CISPA). Please contact your representative right away to urge him or her to vote "NO" on this bill. Even if their name appears on this list, they need to hear from you right away. A vote is expected […]
Legislators will vote this week on a controversial new cybersecurity bill that would allow the government and corporations to easily exchange private information, despite Internet protesters who see the proposal as a threat to online privacy and civil rights. The bill, known as the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA), encourages information sharing between […]
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