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White House Expresses Concerns About CISPA

PRIVACY LAW—U.S.

April 19, 2012

COMPUTERWORLD reports on comments made by the White House expressing concerns about the proposed Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA). A spokeswoman from the White House National Security Council said, "The nation's critical infrastructure cyber vulnerabilities will not be addressed by information sharing alone." She added that "while information sharing legislation is an essential component of comprehensive legislation to address critical infrastructure risks, information sharing provisions must include robust safeguards to preserve the privacy and civil liberties of our citizens."
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