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H.R.4263 SECURE IT Act of 2012, 112th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Jul 10, 2012 Referred to the Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Capabilities.

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  • 20% of users support H.R.4263

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    Most-commented sections of the bill text

    Highest Rated User Comments

    • On August 24, 2012, by stewey2000 - no congress, you don't get to make any more laws regarding the internet. Your credibility is so low I won't even think of giving you a chance. Your only hope is a very public very clear bill that has at least a 6 month long national pr campaign before its even introduced. no more of these sneaky bills just trying to slip by.

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      As noted by stewey2000, a user on OpenCongress.org, on August 24, 2012, "no congress, you don't get to make any more laws regarding the internet. Your credibility is so low I won't even think of giving you a chance. Your only hope is a very public very clear bill that has at least a 6 month long national pr campaign before its even introduced. no more of these sneaky bills just trying to slip by. "
    • On April 03, 2012, by mickeywhite3 - Why does Marsha, (Co-Sponsor of SOPA), Want Congress to Regulate the Internet? Why not just say NO FEDERAL branch (the FCC and congress and the federal courts included) has any authority to decide or rule on any aspect concerning the Internet? BUT Marsha Blackburn did Vote FOR: Patriot Act Reauthorization, Electronic Surveillance, Funding the REAL ID Act (National ID), Foreign Intelligence Surveillance, Thought Crimes “Violent Radicalization and Homegrown Terrorism Prevention Act, Warrantless Searches, Employee Verification Program, Body Imaging Screening, Patriot Act extension; and only NOW she is worried about free speech, privacy, and government take over of the internet? Marsha Blackburn is my Congressman. See her “blatantly unconstitutional” votes at : http://mickeywhite.blogspot.com/2009/09/tn-congressman-marsha-blackburn-votes.html Mickey

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      As noted by mickeywhite3, a user on OpenCongress.org, on April 03, 2012, "Why does Marsha, (Co-Sponsor of SOPA), Want Congress to Regulate the Internet? Why not just say NO FEDERAL branch (the FCC and congress and the federal courts included) has any authority to decide or rule on any aspect concerning the Internet? BUT Marsha Blackburn did Vote FOR: Patriot Act Reauthorization, Electronic Surveillance, Funding the REAL ID Act (National ID), Foreign Intelligence Surveillance, Thought Crimes “Violent Radicalization and Homegrown Terrorism Prevention Act, Warrantless Searches, Employee Verification Program, Body Imaging Screening, Patriot Act extension; and only NOW she is worried about free speech, privacy, and government take over of the internet? Marsha Blackburn is my Congressman. See her “blatantly unconstitutional” votes at : http://mickeywhite.blogspot.com/2009/09/tn-congressman-marsha-blackburn-votes.html Mickey "

    Highly Rated Blog Articles

    • American Revolution II » Blog Archive » Beyond CISPA: The ... - May 18, 2012 by Barnaby B. Barclay - Officially known as S. 2151 in the Senate, and H.R.4263 in the House, SECURE IT is a direct response to CSA. Like CSA and CISPA, both the Senate and House versions of SECURE IT remove legal barriers to allow for ...

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      As noted by Barnaby B. Barclay on May 18, 2012, "Officially known as S. 2151 in the Senate, and H.R.4263 in the House, SECURE IT is a direct response to CSA. Like CSA and CISPA, both the Senate and House versions of SECURE IT remove legal barriers to allow for ..." (/url?q=http://www.americanrevolutionii.com/2012/05/18/beyond-cispa-the-cybersecurity-bills-you-need-to-worry-about-right-now/&sa=U&ei=Vb4FUMe4Es2E2QX3-uTNBQ&ved=0CEEQmAEwCQ&usg=AFQjCNF0Umm4xy6Cg-QSfkNCjGhJNVVwTg)
    • American Revolution II » Blog Archive » Beyond CISPA: The ... - May 18, 2012 by Barnaby B. Barclay - Officially known as S. 2151 in the Senate, and H.R.4263 in the House, SECURE IT is a direct response to CSA. Like CSA and CISPA, both the Senate and House versions of SECURE IT remove legal barriers to allow for ...

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      As noted by Barnaby B. Barclay on May 18, 2012, "Officially known as S. 2151 in the Senate, and H.R.4263 in the House, SECURE IT is a direct response to CSA. Like CSA and CISPA, both the Senate and House versions of SECURE IT remove legal barriers to allow for ..." (/url?q=http://www.americanrevolutionii.com/2012/05/18/beyond-cispa-the-cybersecurity-bills-you-need-to-worry-about-right-now/&sa=U&ei=ThgEUI38HsKo2wWUw5GFCw&ved=0CEEQmAEwCQ&usg=AFQjCNEyVL2vHwU7j9VyRmQpSPocygkhiA)
    • American Revolution II » Blog Archive » Beyond CISPA: The ... - May 18, 2012 by Barnaby B. Barclay - Officially known as S. 2151 in the Senate, and H.R.4263 in the House, SECURE IT is a direct response to CSA. Like CSA and CISPA, both the Senate and House versions of SECURE IT remove legal barriers to allow for ...

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      As noted by Barnaby B. Barclay on May 18, 2012, "Officially known as S. 2151 in the Senate, and H.R.4263 in the House, SECURE IT is a direct response to CSA. Like CSA and CISPA, both the Senate and House versions of SECURE IT remove legal barriers to allow for ..." (/url?q=http://www.americanrevolutionii.com/2012/05/18/beyond-cispa-the-cybersecurity-bills-you-need-to-worry-about-right-now/&sa=U&ei=zs4CUOiyB-rg2gWCxIGGCw&ved=0CEEQmAEwCQ&usg=AFQjCNHl5gqE63qPEok4NZjS7cW400dzVA)

    Highly Rated News Articles

    • Beyond CISPA: The cybersecurity bills you need to worry about right now - May 15, 2012 by Digitaltrends.com - Officially known as S. 2151 in the Senate, and H.R.4263 in the House, SECURE IT is a direct response to CSA. Like CSA and CISPA, both the Senate and House versions of SECURE IT remove legal barriers to allow for greater sharing of information between the .

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      As noted by Digitaltrends.com on May 15, 2012, "Officially known as S. 2151 in the Senate, and H.R.4263 in the House, SECURE IT is a direct response to CSA. Like CSA and CISPA, both the Senate and House versions of SECURE IT remove legal barriers to allow for greater sharing of information between the ." (http://www.digitaltrends.com/web/beyond-cispa-the-cybersecurity-bills-you-need-to-worry-about-right-now-cybersecurity-act-of-2012-secure-it-act/)
    • Bottom Line - May 14, 2012 by Thehill.com - 2105, Cybersecurity Act of 2012 H.R. 4263 and S. 2151, Secure It Act H.R. 3523, Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act,” according to lobbying disclosure records. Kelly Bingel, former chief of staff to ex-Sen. Blanche Lincoln (D-Ark.), and David .

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      As noted by Thehill.com on May 14, 2012, "2105, Cybersecurity Act of 2012 H.R. 4263 and S. 2151, Secure It Act H.R. 3523, Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act,” according to lobbying disclosure records. Kelly Bingel, former chief of staff to ex-Sen. Blanche Lincoln (D-Ark.), and David ." (http://thehill.com/business-a-lobbying/227343-bottom-line-)
    • Facebook increases lobbying ahead of IPO - April 23, 2012 by ZDNet - 2151); Cyber Security Act of 2012 (S. 2105); SECURE IT Act of 2012 (H.R. 4263). As all technology companies of Facebook’s size, Menlo Park will continue to friend Washington, D.C. as long as it has a list of items it wants help with.

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      As noted by ZDNet on April 23, 2012, "2151); Cyber Security Act of 2012 (S. 2105); SECURE IT Act of 2012 (H.R. 4263). As all technology companies of Facebook’s size, Menlo Park will continue to friend Washington, D.C. as long as it has a list of items it wants help with." (http://www.zdnet.com/blog/facebook/facebook-increases-lobbying-ahead-of-ipo/12057)
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