“New Senate Cyber Bill No Better Than Last Version” @ ACLU of IL

Posted on July 10, 2012

Michelle Richardson — July 3, 2012: “Yesterday, Republican Senators introduced a rewrite of their cybersecurity bill, known as SECURE IT. Advocates registered their opposition to the bill last month and its CISPA-like expansion of military authority to collect sensitive information on Americans’ internet use.

Despite claims the contrary, the new bill has not been substantially amended and still does not meaningfully limit the amount or type of information that the government can collect from companies that hold very private and personal data. Most importantly,

  1. SECURE IT still allows companies to give sensitive American information directly to the National Security Agency and other military agencies……………………..”

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