Overheard: Word of the Day

Jun 22 2012   4:21PM GMT

CISPA

Margaret Rouse Margaret Rouse Profile: Margaret Rouse

“The proposed law, which passed the House in late April, aims to give the government some oversight into protecting critical infrastructure facilities that are owned by private-sector companies.”Rob Westervelt

Today’s WhatIs.com Word of the Day is Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act of 2011 (CISPA).

Critics of the legislation argue that a lack of clarity in the bill could lead to massive eavesdropping on private communications.  And by “private,” I mean “corporate.”

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