Cybersecurity

U.S. Cybersecurity Act Mirrors Russian, Chinese Proposal

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Language within the embattled Cybersecurity Act of 2012 parallels that of a proposal made by Russia and China to the U.N. in 2011, which argued for international regulation of the Internet to fight cybercrime.

In September 2011, Russia, China, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan urged U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon to lead discussion on the "International Code of Conduct for Information Security."