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CISPAssed! Now With Added DHS!

Tragically, the “new” CISPA (Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act) has again passed the House (288-127 vote) and will now graduate to the Senate, where (hopefully) it will be struck down once more. This was more or less expected, despite best efforts by the online community and privacy advocates – there was little resistance in the House. And naturally, like all monsters in countless horror films, no great evil is ever defeated the first time ’round.

This version was “amended” to reflect concerns about privacy laws, but it was amended in the most absurd fashion imaginable. From the Electronic Frontier Foundation:

The amendment in question does not strike or amend the part of CISPA that actually deals with data flowing from companies to other entities, including the federal government. The bill still says that: “Notwithstanding any other provision of law, a self-protected entity may, for cybersecurity purposes…share such cyber threat information with any other entity, including the Federal Government.” The liability immunity provisions also remain.

While this amendment does change a few things about how that information is treated within the government, it does not amend the primary sharing section of the bill and thus would not prevent companies from sharing data directly with military intelligence agencies like the National Security Agency if they so choose.

Amidst the amendments was a measure to include the dreaded DHS in this whole quagmire – yes that same DHS that is stockpiling ammunition and tanks at rates unseen before. (D)Rep Jackson Lee introduced the Dept. into the mix..
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wow Steve Stockman and Lloyd

wow Steve Stockman and Lloyd Doggett both voted no. Complete opposites on the spectrum.

Southern Agrarian

Gohmert make up your Fing

Gohmert make up your Fing mind. You vote against CISPA one day then start blabbing about brown skinned folk the next.

Southern Agrarian

Randy Weber is a disgrace

My congressman, Randy Weber, voted for this POS legislation. He is a disgrace to the legacy of his most honorable predecessor, Ron Paul. If you're in his district, please call his office and let his staff know how f'ed up this is. The girl I talked to seemed to think it was a great day for the free market. The number is: 202.225.2831

I'm so angry right now I'm shaking.

Yet another reason not to let

Yet another reason not to let Young (IN) stay in office...sucks because
he toes the line of Liberty.

Ya know

I always think that the politicians couldn't do any worse... and they keep proving me wrong.

anyone got a url to list of house reps that voted aye?

Most certainly my idiot congressman has voted aye.....

not good

It doesn't do one bit of good to call these freakin idiots, they don't listen to a f&%K&n thing we say...Bast$r*ds
damit may they rot in hell

Not even a close vote?

288-127. Ouch

Vote List?

Can someone make a list of the people who committed treason this day?

Freedom in our lifetime! - fiol.us

roll call

http://clerk.house.gov/evs/2013/roll117.xml
basically Democrats are split and Republicans want it.

Thank you Peter DeFazio for at least voting no on this.

Can someone provide a summary

Can someone provide a summary of the amendments with chapter and verse as to why each are bad for us?

NO! NO! NO! THEY SHALL NOT PASS!! THE INTERNET IS OUR

MAGIC MIRROR NOT THEIRS!!!

Whether you think you can or you can't, you're right. -Henry Ford

Where is roll-call?

Where is roll-call?

ROLL CALL!

I'm developing alphabetophobia.

ATF
BIA
CISPA
DHS
EPA
FDA
GAO
HHS
ICE
JFK
KKK
LLC
MVD
NAFTA
ODD
PTSD
QC
RBS
SPLC
TSA
UN
VA
WHO
XFM
YMCA
Z...my new favorite letter.

Love or fear? Chose again with every breath.

Patiently waiting...

I am patiently waiting for everyone ranting about the NRA "owning the Senate" yesterday to rant about Google and Facebook and the military-spy complex owning Congress

http://lionsofliberty.com/
*Advancing the Ideas of Liberty Daily*

Why does

The House suck so bad when it comes to Liberty?

Ron brought the Liberty movement together, Rand is expanding the crap out of it! :)

I hate my Rep.

Michael McCaul, TX (R). I wonder if I should even read roll call.

He's the guy

That used the Boston Bombings as an analogy to push CISPA forward, equating those "real" bombs to "digital" bombs that will happen. He's scum.

so then, they did end up

so then, they did end up using the boston bombing as a rhetoric

*silent blooody anger*

Figures the "Complete Failure

Figures the "Complete Failure from the 5th Ward" would bring in the DHS.

Southern Agrarian