CEI Weekly: Cybersecurity Bill Passes House

April 19, 2013



Feature: CEI experts express concerns about CISPA.

FEATURE: Cybersecurity Bill Passes the House


The Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA) passed the House this week and is headed to the Senate. The bill would facilitate information sharing between private companies and government agencies about possible cyber threats. CEI's Ryan Radia argued that despite lawmakers' good intentions, CISPA could ultimately harm American consumers by voiding private contracts and undermining the rule of law. Read Radia's statement here.






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Iain Murray & Geoffrey McLatchy's op-ed in The American Spectator


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Brian McNicoll's citation in The Huffington Post


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Ryan Radia's citation in Ars Technica


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Ryan Radia's citation in The Daily Caller


















April 18, 2013: CISPA Is the Wrong Approach to Cybersecurity


Today, the House passed the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act of 2013 (CISPA). Associate Director of Technology Studies Ryan Radia opposes the bill because it would nullify existing contracts and eliminate the rule of law in certain areas.