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Correction: Sen. Jay Rockefeller, D-W.Va., on CISPA

An earlier version of this story misidentified the state Sen. Jay Rockefeller represents. He represents West Virginia.

By April 25, 2013

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CISPA suffers setback in Senate citing privacy concerns

A Senate committee chairman said the cybersecurity bill passed by the House is "important," but its privacy protections are "insufficient." A new report suggests separate bills will be drafted.

By April 25, 2013

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Film 'War for Web' warns of CISPA, SOPA, future threats

The late Aaron Swartz said in an interview for the documentary film, set to be completed late this year, that he was more worried about the U.S. government than about teenage hackers in basements.

By April 20, 2013

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CISPA plan to let feds receive confidential data wins big House vote

The odds of a Democrat-controlled Senate approving legislation opposed by President Obama are slim, but today's vote could increase pressure for some sort of legislation this year.

By April 18, 2013

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CISPA permits police to do warrantless database searches

Amendment was shot down that would have required warrants before police could peruse shared information for any evidence of hundreds of different crimes.

By April 18, 2013

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CISPA vote means companies can't promise to protect privacy

Proposed amendment to CISPA says Internet companies' promises to protect customer privacy were legally enforceable. But then Republicans vote it down.

By April 16, 2013

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Obama threatens veto of CISPA database-sharing bill

White House veto threat says CISPA does not protect Americans' privacy adequately, raising the chances that the bill is doomed this year.

By April 16, 2013

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Google, Yahoo, Microsoft execs back CISPA through trade group

Tech trade group whose members include Eric Schmidt and Marissa Mayer sends letter to House Intelligence panel commending its work on the controversial bill and expressing interest in added privacy protections.

By April 13, 2013

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Privacy protections booted from CISPA data-sharing bill

Committee overwhelmingly votes down privacy amendments that would have curbed National Security Agency's access to private sector data. Now the bill heads to the House floor for a vote.

By April 10, 2013

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Reddit co-founder sharpens knife for CISPA fight

Aiming to get the chiefs at Google, Facebook and Twitter on board against upcoming U.S. cybersecurity legislation, Alexis Ohanian calls them on the phone and gets some amusing results.

By April 10, 2013