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National Journal: Here’s What Is in the Senate’s Cybersecurity Bill

Dustin Volz recently covered the Senate’s cybersecurity bill, CISA, and why advocates like CDT are wary of it. 

Jake Laperruque, a privacy and surveillance fellow at the Center for Democracy & Technology, said that, despite the revisions, CISA still amounted to a “cybersurveillance measure.” Of particular concern, Laperruque said, was that the committee-passed legislation “required real-time ‘insta-sharing’ with the NSA” once data is handed over to the government—a mandated scheme that he said gained even more authority under the amended language.

Read the full article here.