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H.R.4098 Secure Federal File Sharing Act, 111th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Mar 25, 2010 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.

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  • This bill's most-recent vote occurred on March 24, 2010, with a roll call of 408 ayes, 13 nays, and 7 not voting.

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  • 75% of users oppose H.R.4098

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    • Congress seeks to ban P2P file sharing, enable companies to follow ... - December 10, 2010 by UNIX - recently in the United States Congress, Representative Edolphus cities of New York introduced a bill (HR 4098) to ban P2P file sharing on the U.S. government and government contractor computers. This bill was probably motivated by the ...

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      As noted by UNIX on December 10, 2010, "recently in the United States Congress, Representative Edolphus cities of New York introduced a bill (HR 4098) to ban P2P file sharing on the U.S. government and government contractor computers. This bill was probably motivated by the ..." (http://unix.org.in/2010/12/congress-seeks-to-ban-p2p-file-sharing-enable-companies-to-follow-suit/)
    • Privacy Bills in Congress - December 08, 2010 by Big Brother is Watching - To require the Director of the Office of Management and Budget to issue guidance on the use of peer-to-peer file sharing software to prohibit the personal use of such software by Government employees, and for other purposes. [HR4098]

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      As noted by Big Brother is Watching on December 08, 2010, "To require the Director of the Office of Management and Budget to issue guidance on the use of peer-to-peer file sharing software to prohibit the personal use of such software by Government employees, and for other purposes. [HR4098]" (http://bigbrotheriswatching.us/2010/12/privacy-bills-in-congress/)
    • Desktop Firewall Software » Blog Archive » Congress looks to ban ... - November 13, 2010 by Desktop Firewall Software - Recently in the United States Congress, Representative Edolphus Towns of New York introduced a bill (HR 4098) to ban P2P file-sharing on US government, and government contractor computers. This bill was likely prompted by the reckless ...

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      As noted by Desktop Firewall Software on November 13, 2010, "Recently in the United States Congress, Representative Edolphus Towns of New York introduced a bill (HR 4098) to ban P2P file-sharing on US government, and government contractor computers. This bill was likely prompted by the reckless ..." (http://chandlerdesktop.org/congress-looks-to-ban-p2p-file-sharing-will-companies-follow-suit/)

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    • House passes P2P software reform bill - March 24, 2010 by FCW.com - HR 4098 would ban the recreational use of P2P software on all federal computers, systems and networks including those belonging to government contractors, ...

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      As noted by FCW.com on March 24, 2010, " HR 4098 would ban the recreational use of P2P software on all federal computers, systems and networks including those belonging to government contractors, ... " (http://fcw.com/articles/2010/03/25/peer-to-peer-bill.aspx)
    • House Passes File Sharing Bill - March 23, 2010 by Nextgov - HR 4098, introduced in November, directs the Office of Management and Budget to issue rules that forbid the tools and allow agencies to seek exemptions for ...

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      As noted by Nextgov on March 23, 2010, " HR 4098, introduced in November, directs the Office of Management and Budget to issue rules that forbid the tools and allow agencies to seek exemptions for ... " (http://techinsider.nextgov.com/2010/03/house_passes_file_sharing_bill.php?oref=latest_posts)
    • House Meets At... 10:00 am: Legislative Business - March 23, 2010 by Congress Matters (blog) - Thompson (MS) - Transportation and Infrastructure) HR 4098 - Secure Federal File Sharing Act (Rep. Towns - Oversight and Government Reform) Conference ...

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      As noted by Congress Matters (blog) on March 23, 2010, " Thompson (MS) - Transportation and Infrastructure) HR 4098 - Secure Federal File Sharing Act (Rep. Towns - Oversight and Government Reform) Conference ... " (http://www.congressmatters.com/story/2010/3/23/2216/-Today-in-Congress)
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