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 May 21, 2012  Laws, Surveillance, U.S.

Brendan Sasso and Andrew Feinberg report:

Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) warned on Monday that the Senate’s cybersecurity legislation is an “overreaction” that would undermine Americans’ right to privacy.

He said the legislation, which is supported by the White House, shares some of the same “defects” as the House’s Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA).

He said both the House and Senate bills “subordinate all existing privacy rules and constitutional principles to the poorly defined interest of ‘cybersecurity.’ “

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