Mon Feb 11, 2013, 01:58 PM
Fire Walk With Me (38,893 posts)
CISPA about to become law: we list the companies that back it…and introduce its new friend, ‘RIOT’
Goodbye free internet
http://darkernet.in/cispa-about-to-become-law-we-list-the-companies-that-back-it-and-introduce-its-new-friend-riot/ … #RIP
CISPA passed. Announcement Wednesday by Obama. Raytheon designed the tracking software, and they know their stuff. Be careful.
It is reported that the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection act (CISPA) will become law in less than 48 hours time. Rumour has it that the White House plans to introduce an executive order on cyber security after the State of the Union address on Wednesday. Apparently, the order has been in the works for months, following a spate of cyber espionage and hacking attacks. We wait to see what happens. Meanwhile, we also report that CISPA has a friend, called RIOT (see below for more details and video above).
CISPA was combatted by many prominent persons as well as organisations such as the Electronic Frontier Foundation, which played a leading role in the campaign to ensure the bill never became law. Another opponent was the late Aaron Swartz via the Demand Progress organisation. Unlike Swartz, CISPA is very much alive and a threat to all Americans. Around 800 companies have, crucially, provided backing to CISPA – these are listed below.
To complement CISPA, there is RIOT, the new product from the defence company, Rayethon, and which is featured in the above video. RIOT will use GPS and other technologies to track people anywhere in the world. It also boast predictive capabilities (work out the most likely location the target will go to next). RIOT will basically search, analyse and organise all social network content globally. To see more on RIOT, click here . Note, the RIOT (Raytheon Information Overlay Technology) Content Management Framework development team are Patrick Mao, Ruben Quintero, and Brian Urch.
To see how CISPA will affect you, click here .
(More and links at the above URL.)
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Mon Feb 11, 2013, 02:46 PM
drm604 (14,324 posts)
3. According to Wikipedia the President's advisers are advising him to veto it.
I don't know how accurate or up to date that is.