Jun 282014
 
 June 28, 2014  Laws, Surveillance, U.S.

Jaikumar Vijayan reports:

A draft U.S. Senate bill aimed at making it easier for organizations to share cyberthreat information poses serious threats to personal privacy, several rights groups said in a letter to Congress on Thursday.

A discussion draft of the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act of 2014 (CISA) was released last week by Senate Intelligence Committee Chair Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.). The proposed bill would facilitate a vast flow of information to the National Security Agency at a time when the agency faces many questions about its surveillance practices, the groups said in the letter.

Read more on Computerworld.

Gee, what a surprise that Senator Feinstein would circulate a bill that is overly broad on government surveillance. Who would have thought it, right?

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