Ellison: CISPA Violates Americans’ Fundamental Right to Privacy



Via News Release

“Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison released the following statement after voting against the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA) (H.R.624):

“The threat of cyber-attack is real. As we have seen repeatedly, both public and private networks are under constant threat, and Congress has a responsibility to address these threats.

“However, CISPA in its current form would violate Americans’ fundamental right to privacy. I join the White House and Members of the House Intelligence Committee in opposing the legislation.”

[Yea votes: Kline, Paulsen, Peterson; Nay votes: Nolan, Ellison, McCollum, Walz; No vote: Bachmann]

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