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    Panel Votes to End to Bulk Collection

    USA Freedom Act Heads to House Floor By Eric Chabrow
    Panel Votes to End to Bulk Collection

    The House Judiciary Committee, in passing a tailored bill to end the NSA's bulk collection program of phone records, rejected amendments to expand privacy reforms to other government surveillance initiatives.

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    Bill Would End NSA Collection Program

    Versions of the Measure Introduced in House, Senate By Eric Chabrow
    Bill Would End NSA Collection Program

    Bipartisan legislation known as the USA Freedom Act, which would effectively end the National Security Agency's bulk phone records collection program, has been introduced in Congress.

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    House OKs 2nd Cyber Info-Sharing Bill

    Two Approved Measures Will Be Combined By Eric Chabrow
    House OKs 2nd Cyber Info-Sharing Bill

    The House on April 23 passed a second cyberthreat information sharing bill, the National Cybersecurity Protection Advancement Act. Now it will be combined with the previously approved Protecting Cyber Networks Act before it's sent to the Senate.

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    House OKs Cyberthreat Info-Sharing Bill

    Measure Offers Liability Protection for Info-Sharing By Eric Chabrow
    House OKs Cyberthreat Info-Sharing Bill

    Legislation to encourage businesses to share voluntarily cyberthreat information with the federal government by giving them liability protection has won overwhelming approval by the House of Representatives.

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    Compromise Sought on Info-Sharing Bills

    Obama Offers Carrot, Not Stick, on Threat Info-Sharing Measures By Eric Chabrow
    Compromise Sought on Info-Sharing Bills

    How badly does the president want Congress to enact cyberthreat information-sharing legislation? Despite concerns over provisions of two bills, the White House isn't threatening vetoes as it did in previous congresses when raising similar objections.

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