CISPA Supporters Dramatically Outspent Foes

Some businesses have huge financial incentives in freeing themselves from privacy liabilities


Last week, the House approved CISPA, the House cybersecurity bill that's long rankled privacy advocates—not to mention the White House, which issued a presidential veto threat in response to the action.

The Obama administration's warning is a sign that CISPA may already be dead. But for now, at least, its supporters in industry who want to be able to share information on cyber threats with the government and other companies can boast some momentum.