The Truth Will Set You Free .....
Apr 26, 2012 On Thursday, US Congress discussed the highly controversial Cyber Intelligence Sharing Protection Act (CISPA). US Representative Edward Markey (D-MA) was one of many lawmakers that argued the particulars of the bill, especially provisions that would permit private companies to hand over personal user information to the federal government. The Obama administration has vowed to veto the legislation, but many critics fear the preside will end up signing CISPA into law nonetheless. After all, the White House indeed administered a similar threat last year over the National Defense Authorization Act, only for President Obama to approve the NDAA on New Year's Eve. Aaron Swartz, executive director for Demand Progress, joins us for more.