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EFF: How The Expansive Immunity Clauses in CISPA Will Facilitate Abuse of User Privacy
  Posted by: Digg on Apr 28th, 2012 5:18 AM
Rep. Rogers is adamant that the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA) is an information “sharing” bill. But despite the bill’s title and Rep. Rogers' assurances, the bill is also a surveillance bill. Its broad definitions allow private companies to monitor network traffic and stored data—including private email—and transfer such private data to the government or others with virtually no oversight or legal accountability. This lack of oversight and accountability stems from the sweeping immunities provided to companies, which bypass long-standing privacy law.

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