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Cybersecurity Bill Dies in Senate

PRIVACY LAW—U.S.

August 3, 2012

The cybersecurity bill introduced by Sens. Joe Lieberman (I-CT) and Susan Collins (R-ME) has died in the Senate, The New York Times reports. The legislation failed to garner enough support in a cloture vote. The legislation, according to the report, “reflects a confluence of concerns over civil liberties and national security.” The one measure that survived would allow private businesses and government agencies to share data about cybersecurity threats. (Registration may be required to access this story.)
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