Security Experts, Internet Engineers Urge Lawmakers to Drop CISPA

    Date24 Apr 2012
    CategoryGovernment
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    Posted ByDave Wreski
    A long list of security, networking and computer science experts have signed a letter sent to lawmakers on Monday, asking them to drop support for CISPA and other proposed cybersecurity bills because they consider the measures overly broad and say they would infringe on users' privacy and civil liberties. The group, which includes Bruce Schneier, Peter Neumann and others, said the bills' focus on allowing the sharing of users' traffic with government agencies would "unnecessarily trade our civil liberties for the promise of improved network security."
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