The Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act, CISPA, is another one of those bullshit, Big Brother, attempts to bypass existing privacy laws and dump sensitive user data to government officials whenever they request such.
Seriously, has anyone read Orwell?
So it passed the House. No surprise there, given the inordinate number of ass-backwards monuments to stupidity that make up the majority.
It's on to the Senate. President Obama has threatened a veto, but given his track record (what with the claiming the right to kill U.S. citizens with drone strikes, detain people as "enemy combatants" without trial, and all that fun stuff), I wouldn't put any trust at all in that.
If this at all concerns you, I would suggest perhaps you check out the efforts of the EFF and the ACLU.
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