Facebook Withdraws Support For Cybersecurity Bill

Law360, New York (March 15, 2013, 6:53 PM EDT) -- Facebook Inc. has withdrawn its support for recently reintroduced cybersecurity legislation aimed at encouraging the government and private companies to share information on cyberthreats.

While the social networking giant publicly supported the previous version of the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act, or CISPA, which was killed late last year, it does not appear on a current list of supporters posted by bill sponsor Rep. Mike Rogers, R-Mich.

A Facebook representative told Law360 in an email Friday that protecting the private information people share on Facebook is...
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