House Adds Privacy Tweaks To Cybersecurity Bill

Law360, New York (April 17, 2013, 9:40 PM EDT) -- The U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday approved several amendments to a controversial cybersecurity bill to further restrict the sharing and use of sensitive personal data, but has yet to tack on changes that opponents say would address privacy concerns raised by the White House and others.

During its general session, the House debated a flurry of proposed revisions to H.R. 624, the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act, which would encourage the government and private companies to share information on cyberthreats.

With the measure expected...
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