Cybersecurity Legislation Fails in the Senate

Published On August 2, 2012 | By Marc Zwillinger | Data Security

Yesterday, by a vote of 52-46, the cloture vote on the bill, known officially as the Cybersecurity Act of 2012 (S. 3414)  and also commonly referred to as Lieberman-Collins failed, mostly on party lines  For now, cybersecurity legislation will be set aside by the Senate, at least until September, but possibly until after the election.

About The Author

Marc is the founder and managing member of ZwillGen PLLC and has been regularly providing advice and counsel on issues related to the increasingly complex laws governing Internet practices, including issues related to Electronic Communications Privacy Act (“ECPA”), the Wiretap and Communication Acts, privacy, CAN-SPAM, FISA, spyware, adware, Internet gambling and adult-oriented content. He also helps Internet Service Providers and other clients comply with their compliance obligations pertaining to the discovery and disclosure of customer and subscriber information.

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