Obama's cybersecurity directive could allow military deployment within the US


Last week, Congress rejected the Cybersecurity Act of 2012. The legislation was aimed at thwarting the threat of a cyberattack, but many believe if legislation like this were to pass Americans would lose their digital privacy. According to reports, President Obama has taken the matter into his own hands and signed Presidential Policy Directive 20 which at the moment is unclear on the powers the government will have over the Internet. The Electronic Privacy Information Center has already put in a request demanding President Obama reveal what is in the directive and Amie Stepanovich with EPIC brings us more on the case.

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