Obama Threatens Cybersecurity Bill Veto Over Privacy Issues

Law360, Los Angeles (April 16, 2013, 8:09 PM EDT) -- President Barack Obama will veto a controversial cybersecurity bill recently passed by the House Intelligence Committee unless it's amended to require that private companies remove irrelevant personal information when sending cybersecurity data to the government, his administration said Tuesday.

But while private companies should be restricted from sharing Americans' personal information, the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act shouldn't place the same barriers on federal agencies, the Office of Management and Budget said in a statement of administration policy. Doing so would hamper federal law enforcement's...
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