All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Senator Ron Wyden’

The Cybersecurity Act Of 2012 Goes Up For Debate In The Senate Tomorrow

2012 is shaping up to be the year of cyber legislation. After SOPA and PIPA were defeated early this year, all attention turned towards CISPA. Even though the Internet put forth a strong effort, the lack of support from major giants like Google or Wikipedia ensured its passing in the House. Whereas CISPA was passed without adding any amendments to …

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Sen. Wyden Wants To Blow TPP Wide Open

The Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement is by far one of the more dangerous treaties being tossed around world governments because we know nothing about it. Despite a minor leak of an old version last year, we’re still none the wiser as to what’s actually going on. The only people who know about the details of the treaty are the President, the …

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Sen. Wyden Comes Out Against Cybersecurity Act of 2012

The drama surrounding the various cybersecurity bills floating around Congress is never ending. CISPA passed the House, but what’s next? The controversial bill will head to the Senate, but they have their own cybersecurity bill to deal with – the Cybersecurity Act of 2012. When the White House came out against CISPA last month, they offered their support for the …

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Is OPEN Better than SOPA?

During the initial SOPA hearings, the mockery that they were, Senator Ron Wyden of Oregon, one of the loudest opponents to the Stop Online Piracy Act, suggested an alternative method of regulating the Internet, one both Google and Facebook endorse. Is Wyden’s suggestion — The OPEN (Online Protection and Enforcement of Digital Trade) Act — a satisfactory alternative to the …

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