Cybersecurity Bill Heads to the Senate

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The U.S. House of Representatives has approved new cybersecurity legislation called the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA). Supporters say the bill is vital to protect the nation against the grave threat of cyberattacks. Opponents of CISPA argue that the bill's broad language infringes public privacy. As the bill heads to the Senate, we take up the debate.


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