The U.S. House and Senate have been working around the clock to finish a major cybersecurity bill that would “encourage businesses to share more data on hacking threats with the government.” The finished bill will draw primarily from the Senate’s recently passed Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act (CISA), but will consist of information from multiple bills in both chambers.

Nonetheless, the bill is expected to anger digital rights and civil liberty groups, along with tech companies and privacy advocates, due to the concern of overreaching government surveillance.  While many believe this bill is a necessary step in understanding and preventing cyber attacks, others are skeptical of shuttling more personal data to the widely criticized NSA.  Congress hopes to have the bill at the President’s desk by the end of the year.

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