CISPA Matters to Canada: Canadians’ Online Data Soon Be Available To U.S. Government Without Warrant

Updates


Targeted Hacker Jacob Appelbaum on CISPA, Surveillance and the “Militarization of Cyberspace”  Democracy Now | April 26 2012 

Computer security researcher Jacob Appelbaum argues the measures included in the proposed Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA) would essentially legalize military surveillance of U.S. citizens. “When they want to dramatically expand their ability to do these things in a so-called legal manner, it’s important to note what they’re trying to do is to legalize what they have already been doing,” Appelbaum says. He is a developer and advocate for the Tor Project, a network enabling its users to communicate anonymously on the internet, and has volunteered with WikiLeaks

 

House Passes Controversial Cybersecurity Measure CISPA  Wired | April 26 2012

The House on Thursday approved cybersecurity legislation that privacy groups decried as a threat to civil liberties.

The Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act, or CISPA, sponsored by Reps. Mike Rogers (R-Michigan) and Dutch Ruppersberger (D-Maryland), passed on a vote of 248 to 168.

 

Stop Cyber Spying Week: Canadians’ Online Habits Could Soon Be Available To U.S. Government Without Warrant, Critics Say  April 19 2012 | Huffington Post

‘CISPA pushed by spy & tech companies for profit’

 

H.R. 3523 – Letters of Support 

Originally posted here

04-25-12  -  American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers Letter to Boehner & Pelosi Supporting CISPA

04-25-12 – American Petroleum Institute Supports CISPA

04-25-12 – 11 Financial Trade Associations Support CISPA

04-24-12 – SIMFA Letter of Support for CISPA

04-23-12 – ASIS Letter Supporting HR 3523

04-23-12  -  9 Utilities Groups Support CISPA

04-20-12  -  TechNet Sends Letter of Support for CISPA to Rogers and Ruppersberger

04-18-12 – Multiple Tech Association Letter to Boehner & Pelosi in support of CISPA

04-17-12 – Bay Area Council Supports CISPA

04-17-12 – TechAmerica Supports CISPA

Multi-industry Letter to Speaker Boehner & Minority Leader Pelosi on CISPA

AT&T

Boeing

BSA

Business Roundtable

CSC

COMPTEL

CTIA – The Wireless Association

Cyber, Space & Intelligence Association

Edison Electric

EMC

Exelon

Facebook

The Financial Services Roundtable

IBM

Independent Telephone & Telecommunications Alliance

Information Technology Industry Council

Intel

Internet Security Alliance

Lockheed Martin

Microsoft

National Cable & Telecommunications Association

NDIA

Oracle

Symantec

TechAmerica

US Chamber of Commerce

US Telecom – The Broadband Association

Verizon

Resources

Voices of Opposition Against CISPA  April 19 2012 | EFF

6 Things You Need to Know About the Government’s New Spy Law (CISPA): CISPA would allow information sharing between corporations and the government, and presents serious dangers to individual privacy  Alternet  | April 18 2012

Revealed: CISPA — Internet Spying Law — Pushed by For-Profit Spy Lobby: Defense industry contractors are lobbying for the cyber security bill in Congress that would expand the government’s ability to access information about online activity  Alternet  | April 13 2012

Cybersecurity Bill FAQ: The Disturbing Privacy Dangers in CISPA and How To Stop It  EFF | April 15 2012

Cybersecurity Information Sharing Legislation and Privacy Implications in 112th Congress  ACLU | April 16 2012

The Impending Cybersecurity Power Grab – It’s not just for the United States  EFF | April 18 2012

What CISPA could mean for Canadian privacy  U.Windsor | March 18 2012

After SOPA and PIPA, the users concerned CISPA  Radio Canada | April 19 2012

Tech groups want cyber threat information-sharing bill: Civil liberties groups continue to raise privacy concerns about controversial cyber intel sharing act  IT Business | April 20 2012

AVAZZ PETITION: Save the Internet from the US 

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