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Senate 'Internet Kill Switch' Bill Moves Forward

Jun 28, 2010, 08:04 (12 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Chloe Albanesius)

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"A Senate committee on Thursday approved a cyber-security bill that has prompted concern about a presidential "Internet kill switch."

"The Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee unanimously approved the Protecting Cyberspace as a National Asset Act of 2010 (S. 3480). It now moves to the Senate floor for a full vote.

"The bill is an over-arching cyber-security measure, which would, among other things, create an office of cyberspace policy within the White House, which would be led by a Senate-appointed director. It would also create a new center within the Homeland Security Department, which would implement cyber-security policies."

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