House Committee To Mull Cybersecurity Bill In Secret

Law360, New York (April 9, 2013, 8:53 PM EDT) -- The House Intelligence Committee will hold a closed-door meeting Wednesday to consider a controversial bill aimed at encouraging the government and private companies to share information on cyberthreats, following a recent flurry of amendments aimed at addressing widespread privacy concerns.

During the private hearing, the U.S. House of Representatives Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence is set to mark up H.R. 624, the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act, which would provide legal immunity to businesses that operate critical infrastructure such as banks and power plants if...
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