Senate Cybersecurity Bill Heads To Floor Despite Backlash

Law360, New York (May 11, 2012, 8:23 PM EDT) -- A White House-backed cybersecurity bill will hit the U.S. Senate floor this week, despite more than two dozen civil liberties groups raising privacy concerns Thursday over information-sharing provisions that are likely to be changed to help win passage.

The American Civil Liberties Union, Electronic Frontier Foundation, Center for Democracy & Technology, Privacy Times and 30 other groups signed a letter urging the Senate to oppose S. 2105, the Cybersecurity Act of 2012, in its current form due to "deep concerns" that it would allow companies to...
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