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Apr. 18, 2013 9:30 am

CISPA Roundup: what to know about cybersecurity bill [INFOGRAPHIC]

Technically Baltimore has reported on different aspects of this controversial federal legislation on cybersecurity information sharing in five parts. A recap of what the bill is, what it does and who's against it:
CISPA cybersecurity legislation co-sponsors Congressmen Mike Rogers of Michigan and Dutch Ruppersberger of Maryland

CISPA cybersecurity legislation co-sponsors Congressmen Mike Rogers of Michigan and Dutch Ruppersberger of Maryland

Today marks the second day of debate on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives over the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act, which would authorize cyber threat information sharing between private companies and the federal government if passed into law.

Privacy advocates and civil liberties groups aren’t fond of the bill, and neither is the White House, which has issued a veto threat. Co-sponsoring the legislation is Maryland’s 2nd district congressman, Dutch Ruppersberger.

Technically Baltimore has reported on different aspects of CISPA in five parts. A recap of what the bill is, what it does and who’s against it:

View an infographic critical of CISPA below*:

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CISPA infographic

*Facebook, which is listed in the infographic as supporting CISPA, appeared to withdraw its support for the bill in March.

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