CISPA Changes Show Power of Internet Advocacy
The fact is that a powerful privacy campaign against CISPA forced substantial changes in the bill that seemed impossible even a month ago.
Last week CISPA, the cybersecurity information-sharing bill, passed the House. Though fundamentally flawed, the bill is very different from when it passed the House a year ago, demonstrating the power of a growing Internet advocacy community that sometimes underestimates its own influence. Two game-changing achievements stand out.