Posted on Apr 27, 2012
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House Speaker John Boehner.

Ignoring a White House veto threat and concerns about the erosion of Americans’ privacy rights, the House passed the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act on Thursday, sending the controversial issue to the Senate.

“The White House believes the government ought to control the Internet” is how House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, spun things after the House vote.

CISPA would encourage companies and the federal government to share information collected on the Internet to help prevent electronic attacks from cybercriminals, foreign governments and terrorists.  Continue Reading here