Although it is causing unrest on the Internet after passing through the United States House of Representatives, the Cyber Information Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA) must be barred in the country’s Senate.
In an interview with US News, a representative of the Senate committee on Commerce, Science and Transport said the proposal would certainly be filed with the House.
Anonymously, he said that the senators agree that there is a need to strengthen cybersecurity, but CISPA matters have to be considered independently. “They will draft two separate proposals.”
Leader of the committee, Senator Jay Rockefeller commented that the passage of the law was “important”, but that “proposals on protection of privacy are insufficient”. To better understand what CISPA, click here.