Who Currently Supports CISPA?

March 11, 2013 -

ReadWriteWeb has an excellent article that gathers the names of all of the organizations and individuals that are either for or against the newest draft of the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act, or CISPA. While many technology and Internet firms are marked down as supporting the bill, a number of them do so as long as privacy concerns are addressed first.

Those supporting the bill with conditions include Intel and Microsoft. Those supporting it and assumed to be supporting this new legislation include AT&T, Facebook, Comcast, IBM, Time Warner Cable, Verizon, Oracle, Symnatec, Google, U.S. Chamber of Commerce, USTelecom, the Broadband Association, Edison Electric Institute, Financial Joint Trades, Financial Services Roundtable, Internet Security Alliance, Juniper Networks, National Cable & Telecommunications Association and TechAmerica. Google's support of the bill may not be all that strong - if it supports it at all in its current form.

Those who supposedly oppose the bill include the White House (though some compromise could put them in the other column), the Electronic Frontier Foundation, the American Civil Liberties Union, Center for Democracy and Technology, Cato Institute, Fight For the Future, Free Press, Entertainment Consumers Association, Mozilla, Cheezburger Inc, Reddit, Tim Berners-Lee, Bruce Schneier, Ron Paul, Demand Progress, Free Market Coalition, Reporters Without Borders, POPVOX, Access Now, Sunlight Foundation and the American Library Association.

You can read the entire list - with notes - at ReadWriteWeb.

Image via ReadWriteWeb.


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Re: Who Currently Supports CISPA?

Google? "Dont be evil", what BS!

 
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