Obama Threatens Veto Against CISPA Unless Changed

Posted by brideoflinux on Apr 17, 2013 12:51 PM EDT
FOSS Force; By Chris Hall
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Online privacy advocates finally got what they’ve been asking for when President Obama yesterday threatened to veto the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA) if congress doesn’t amend it to include more protections of privacy and civil liberties. The administration began signalling displeasure with the bill last Thursday when Caitlin Hayden, of the National Security Council, indicated the President might not support the measure as worded, after it was approved by the U.S. House Intelligence Committee.

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