Cyber security bill gets House clearance
04/27/2012 // West Palm Beach, Florida, US // justicenews // Justice News Flash
Washington, D.C. – The House recently passed a cyber security bill in spite of a purported veto threat by the Obama administration. As reported by the Associated Press (AP), the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act was approved by the House on Thursday in a 248-168 bipartisan vote.
The Obama administration reportedly opposed the measure, which is designed to facilitate the sharing of information collected online to prevent cyber criminal, terrorist, and foreign government based electronic attacks. The administration presented a threat to veto the legislation, giving preference to a Senate bill that would grant the Homeland Security Department the key role in domestic cyber security oversight.
As noted in the report, both Democrats and Republicans have expressed concern over the potential threat to the privacy of citizens the passage of such a measure may lead to if placed into law.
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