Cybersecurity Act of 2015

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On Cyber, Not a Peep from the President

Last night, President Obama reassured lawmakers eager to return to the presidential campaign (“some of you are antsy to get back to Iowa”) that he would make his final State of the Union “a little shorter.” He promised to “go easy on the traditional list of proposals for the year ahead.” Still, three issues were striking by their absence – cybersecurity, surveillance, and encryption.


CISA in Context: Privacy Protections and the Portal

When CISA passed the Senate back in October, many commentators warned of the panoply of ways in which a hypothetical DHS information-sharing portal would function to allow companies to collect and then funnel citizens’ private information directly into the hands of the most fearsome elements of the federal government:

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