Spelling it out: How CISPA would affect you (FAQ)Submitted by Bob-45 on Sat, 04/28/2012 - 20:51
Fri, 27 Apr 2012 18:15 CDT
House Intelligence Chairman Mike Rogers, who says CISPA will not endanger Americans' privacy.
CISPA may have cleared the U.S. House of Representatives, but the fight isn't over. It's shifted to the U.S. Senate. Here's CNET's FAQ on what you need to know about this particularly controversial Internet bill.
It took a debate that stretched to nearly seven hours, and votes on over a dozen amendments, but the U.S. House of Representatives finally approved the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act on April 26.
Passions flared on both sides before the final vote on CISPA, which cleared the House by a comfortable margin of 248 to 168.