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NSA revelations throw wrench into lawmakers' cybersecurity push
From: InfoSec News <alerts () infosecnews org>
Date: Mon, 1 Jul 2013 06:13:22 +0000 (UTC)


By Brendan Sasso
Hillicon Valley
The Hill

Revelations about the National Security Agency's domestic surveillance programs could make it more difficult for Congress to pass cybersecurity legislation.

Civil liberties groups have long argued that the House's cybersecurity bill, the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA), could allow vast batches of private online information to fall into the hands of the NSA.

The House passed CISPA earlier this year, but the Senate is still in preliminary talks about its own cybersecurity legislation.

News that the NSA has been collecting records on virtually all U.S. phone calls and monitoring certain Internet users through a program called PRISM have brought privacy fears to the front burner in recent weeks.


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