Just when you thought it was safe to go out on the InterWebs comes a new effort by Congress to put a snoop on every cellphone and two spies in every cable modem. Contrary to what you may have read, the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act is not SOPA II. But in many ways, it’s worse.
CISPA aims to beef up our nation’s cyber defenses by allowing government agencies and private organizations to share information about potential threats, even if that intel might otherwise be classified. Who could possibly object to that? Anyone who’s taken a close look at the bill.