The Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act, or CISPA (HR 3523), is a controversial bill intended to let businesses and governments share information about "cyber threats" by circumventing privacy laws. The bill has passed the US House of Representatives, but President Barack Obama is expected to veto it if a final version is approved.
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As part of Reddit's efforts to understand the controversial CISPA cybersecurity legislation more thoroughly, we've been invited to take part in an "AMA" (ask me anything) to answer questions about the bill.
A look at which technology companies or websites support or oppose the controversial Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA), which allows for information-sharing between groups in the event of a "cyber threat."
While CISPA has garned support from many tech-industry titans, Mozilla has come out against the cyber-security legislation.
Following its failure to pass the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA), the second session of the 112th Congress is on track for a repeat performance in internet controversy with a bill called the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA).
House passes CISPA!
The White House has threatened to block CISPA even if it is approved by the House of Representatives this week.