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Cybersecurity and privacy fight it out

PUBLISHED November 6, 2015

Theresa May, the home secretary, yesterday presented the draft Investigatory Powers Bill to the House of Commons. Last week the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act (Cisa) was passed by the US Senate with a majority of 74-21. And while the UK bill is focused on the powers of the security services to hack and the US act is designed to thwart hackers — both are concerned with how the authorities can police the badlands of the internet.

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