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 July 31, 2009  Posted by  Breaches, Govt, Laws, U.S.

A proposal to introduce a bill seeking to formally ban the use of peer-to-peer (P2P) file sharing applications on government and contractor networks is evoking a mixed response.

Rep. Edolphus Towns (D-NY) yesterday announced his intention to introduce such a bill, after he, and other members of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee heard testimony about numerous highly sensitive government documents being found on P2P networks as a result of inadvertent leaks.

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