Cybersecurity Bill's Author Says Privacy Fears 'Unfounded'

Law360, New York (February 14, 2013, 6:24 PM EST) -- U.S. Rep. Mike Rogers attempted to reassure privacy groups during a Thursday hearing that his controversial cybersecurity legislation would adequately safeguard threat information shared between the government and private sector, saying the shared data would contain scant personal information.

At a House Intelligence Committee hearing, the Michigan Republican urged representatives from the banking, energy, technology and other sectors that operate critical infrastructure to launch a campaign to educate privacy groups about how exactly they share information about cyber threats.

Explaining how the information-sharing process works would...
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