by Eileen | 7:49 am, February 17, 2013
CISPA, the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act, is back. In the last Congress, House Intelligence Chair Mike Rogers (R-MI) and ranking member Dutch Ruppersberger (D-MD) introduced the bill and got it through the House. After that, the Senate ignored it. Now, Rogers and Ruppersberger are running the same version of CISPA that passed in [...]
Executive Order on Cybersecurity and CISPA Reintroduction are Both Set for the Same Day. We. Are. Schocked.
by Eileen | 9:31 am, February 12, 2013
Here comes the executive order on cybersecurity. The WH is dancing around whether or not Barry will touch on cybersecurity in this evening’s SOTU, probably because even key staffers couldn’t stay awake through rehearsals. But the buzz is that, come Wednesday morning we should prepare to be politely shocked at yet another Executive power grab. [...]
by Eileen | 9:51 am, February 10, 2013
CISPA is coming back. In 2001, during the 112th Congress, the House Intelligence Committee gave hideous bipartisan birth to a privacy-raping death beast. The Cyber Intelligence and Sharing and Protection Act was, on its face, all about fighting those pesky terrorist pricks. Under CISPA, government agencies and private sector companies would have been able to [...]
by Eileen | 1:31 am, February 8, 2013
The right-wing problem with attracting top talent in technology isn’t because all the tech people are lefties; it’s because we don’t offer them anything.
- PPC Training for Activists
UPDATE: Something apparently got messed up with the PayPal buttons during this past weekend’s database glitch – fixed now. Yes, it’s that time again — PPC will be conducting training classes for center-right activists on Saturday, April 20 and Saturday, April 27, at Independence Institute in Denver. The tentative class schedule is as follows: Saturday, [...]
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