According to research, CISPA supporters spent $605 million convincing congressmen to vote for the bill, outspending opponents 38 to one.
An Obama-backed bill that would permit states to impose state and local taxes on Internet purchases will be voted on in the Senate later this week.
Resistance to the Internet sales tax bill that the Senate is due to vote on this week is rapidly building, thanks to the Internet.
The Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protect Act (CISPA) has been reintroduced and scheduled for a vote in the House of Representatives this week.
In a handbook obtained by the ACLU, the IRS claims that its agents do not need a search warrant before snooping through taxpayers' e-mail.
Yevgeny "Eugene" Kaspersky, celebrated in most of the U.S. media as self-made entrepreneur and tech guru, may be one of the planet's most dangerous men; fronting for Putin's KGB/FSB-run regime, he has been given the keys to global cyber security.
Twenty-six Republicans sided with Democrats on March 22 when the Senate voted 75-24 in favor of a non-binding but instructive resolution allowing states to collect sales taxes from internet companies doing business outside the states, overriding an important Supreme Court case along the way.
U.S. District Court Judge Susan Illson on March 15 ruled that National Security Letters (NSLs) are unconstitutional and ordered the government from issuing them "in this or any other case."
In a military court on February 28, former Army intelligence officer Bradley Manning confessed to sending a record number of secret documents to Internet whistleblowing website WikiLeaks, but denied he had leaked any information to the enemy.
A 5-4 majority threw out a challenge to the law authorizing the federal government to monitor and record electronic communication of all citizens.