liveonearth (liveonearth) wrote,
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The Cybersecurity Act of 2009

There's fear and consternation on the conservative side that this bill, introduced by Rockefeller, will give Obama the power to shut down the internet. On the other hand, the goal of the bill is to address security threats and provide all US internet users with a higher level of security for our data. So the question is, are there national borders in the internet, and do we want our country to protect them for us?

http://www.opencongress.org/bill/111-s773/show

full text
http://www.opencongress.org/bill/111-s773/text

govtrack
http://www.govtrack.us/congress/bill.xpd?bill=s111-773

electronic frontier foundation
http://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2009/04/cybersecurity-act

mother jones
http://www.motherjones.com/politics/2009/04/should-obama-control-internet

gov info security
http://www.govinfosecurity.com/articles.php?art_id=1867
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