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How the Internet “Kill Switch” Bill Became the Bulwark of Internet Independence

by Matthew L. Schafer Last June, speculation began to build that a new cybersecurity bill floated by Sens. Joe Lieberman (I-CT), Susan Collins (R-ME), and Tom Carper (D-DE) gave President Obama the power shut down the Internet.  Despite the blowback, … Continue reading

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Kill Switch? Not Really…

by Matthew L. Schafer The newest development in the “Fight for Internet Freedom” is Sen. Joseph Lieberman’s [I-CT] “Protecting Cyberspace as a National Asset Act of 2010” (A bill to amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 and other laws … Continue reading

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