By Mary-Elizabeth Hadley on May 06, 2013
The White House recently joined a slew of privacy advocates in denouncing – and threatening to veto – the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (“CISPA”), H.R. 624, after it was passed by the U.S. House of Representatives in a 288-127 vote. All agree that legislation is needed to address deficiencies in existing law, but disputes remain over several key issues. The fate of reform now rests with the Senate, which like last year, has decided to draft its own information-sharing bill instead of considering CISPA.