Facebook: User Info Safe Under Controversial Cyber Legislation

Posted in: Government & Policy at 14/04/2012 18:04

If controversial cybersecurity legislation is passed, Facebook said Friday, it would not share sensitive user information with government officials.

Facebook has voiced support for the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA), which aims to encourage businesses and government agencies to share information about cyberthreats.

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Facebook weighs in on cybersecurity legislation
Facebook has added its voice to the debate over the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA), saying it supports aspects of the legislation, but wants to work with lawmakers to address privacy concerns about the bill.

In a company blog post, Facebook's vice president of public policy, Joel Kaplan first outlined what Facebook supports about the bill.

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