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DHS warns about privacy implications of cybersecurity bill

John Ribeiro | Aug. 4, 2015
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has warned about the privacy implications of a cybersecurity bill that is intended to encourage businesses to share information about cyberthreats with the government.

The DHS letter makes it clear that if the Senate moves forward with CISA, "we are at risk of sweeping away important privacy protections and civil liberties, and we would actually increase the difficulty and complexity of information sharing, undermining our nation's cybersecurity objectives," said Franken who is the top Democratic senator on the Judiciary Subcommittee on Privacy, Technology, and the Law.


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