Tell Congress to scrap the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act
House Republicans have re-introduced the previously failed Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA), including most of its original flaws. The bill still gives private companies complete immunity for sharing customer information with the government, including the military or the NSA, without removing personally identifiable information. That’s after industry groups told the House Intelligence Committee in new hearings that removing that information from the data they share would not be a burden on the companies. Protecting our privacy isn’t difficult, but the House Republicans don’t want to do it.
CISPA as written by the House would trump all other privacy laws, all of the other protections the government has established for keeping personally identifiable and sensitive data—financial records, medical records, communication—private. Companies could share any and all of your information with the government in the name of national security, and there's nothing you could do about it. It was a bad bill last year, and it's a bad bill now.
Please contact your member of Congress using the email below and tell them to scrap CISPA. (Email is editable)
© Kos Media, LLC
"Kos" and "Daily Kos" are registered trademarks of Kos Media, LLC