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Vote Nears On Controversial Cybersecurity Bill (CISPA)
2012-04-19 07:24:49

Sponsors of the controversial Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA) released the latest changes to their legislation this week, a move they hope will address the concerns of a coalition of civil liberties groups who have launched a “week of action” to protest the proposals. The bill, HR 3523, aims to broaden the means for communication between private companies and the federal government on issues of cybersecurity and national security, and gives authorities...

2012-04-17 23:03:13

"Imagine a cyber police state led by giant tech companies like Facebook, legalized or deputized to conduct surveillance and interception of your communication, and reporting back to government. Imagine too that you have no right to be notified, and no right to sue if wrongfully targeted. That's what CISPA will make possible," stated UmeNow founder Evelyn Castillo-Bach, known to her followers as Privacy Mom. Pembroke Pines, Fl (PRWEB) April 17, 2012 UmeNow founder Evelyn Castillo-Bach...


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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