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Tell U.S. Senators: Stop CISPA!

Please, help Conservative Action Alerts keep your information safe and private, and away from government agencies!

The Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act would annul each and every American’s natural right to privacy by giving big businesses the power to hand over their users’ private, sensitive information to government agencies.

The bill, S. 624, unashamedly states that big businesses are exempt from honoring and abiding by privacy laws: On page 4, line 5, the bill says that “notwithstanding any other provision of law," businesses may share user information "with any other entity … or other appropriate agency or department of the Federal Government."

This means your emails, text messages, chat logs, bank statements, web searches, eBay purchases, documents in the cloud, etc. are all subject to being turned over to government for any reason under the sun, so long as the information can be construed as a “threat” to cybersecurity.

>The crux of the matter is this: you have a natural right to privacy and government has no authority to violate it. The right of privacy – or, what our founders called “security” – existed long before the formation of the United States and is not a gift of government, but of God. This is why the founders codified this right in the Fourth Amendment to the Constitution, which states: “The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no Warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by Oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be searched, and the persons or things to be seized.”

CISPA clearly violates the Fourth Amendment, thus, Lawmakers – those individuals who swore an oath to defend the Constitution and serve the people – have absolutely no business supporting the terrible piece of legislation. 

Congress is bound to protect our privacy – or, as Justice Louis Brandeis called it “the right to be left alone” – not trade it in for a scheme of false security.

Take Action! Sign the petition and message your U.S. Senators demanding they OPPOSE the “Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act” and DEFEND digital privacy!

Votes: CISPA passed the House of Representatives 228-127 on Thursday, April 18, 2013.

Public Comments
May 19th, 2012
Glenn W. from Thomaston, GA writes:
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The Internet is PUBLIC property!!
May 19th, 2012
A. Dudley T. from Bloomingdale, IL signed.
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Stanley C. from Wildomar, CA signed.
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Alexandre d. from Odenton, MD signed.
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Donald M. from Buffalo, NY signed.
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JoAnn P. from Lynnwood, WA signed.
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Someone from Nashville, TN signed.
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Sarah R. from Decatur, IL signed.
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Richard M. from Vernon Rockville, CT signed.
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Donald D. from Grand Prairie, TX signed.
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Arthur S. from Springfield, OR signed.
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Nancy B. from Cleveland, TN signed.
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Someone from Tarpon Springs, FL signed.
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Thomas P. from Lake Charles, LA signed.
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Glenda S. from Julian, NC signed.
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Mary E. from Mount Vernon, IL signed.
May 19th, 2012
richmond L. from Salisbury, VT writes:
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Vote against the current CISPA which is now in congress as of May 18, 2012
May 19th, 2012
Timothy H. from Albuquerque, NM signed.
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Timothy H. from Albuquerque, NM signed.
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Kenneth S. from Cortland, IL signed.
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Delores Y. from Richmond, ME signed.
May 18th, 2012
Joseph S. from Montgomery, AL signed.
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Tom S. from Gurley, AL signed.
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Someone from San Bernardino, CA signed.
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Kavin B. from Burlington, KS signed.
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Kavin B. from Burlington, KS signed.
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Russ J. from La Porte, TX signed.
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Suzanne L. from Lawrence, KS signed.
May 18th, 2012
William H. from Middletown, RI signed.
May 18th, 2012
William F H. from Middletown, RI writes:
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The electrical grid control is not on the public internet / WEB as you have claimed. Keep the internet free of government interference. The internet is one of the remaining venues where freedom and liberty may be practiced.
May 18th, 2012
Betty P. from Florahome, FL writes:
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keep your nose out of my business. if I need you I will call you
May 18th, 2012
JOSEPH S. from Alexandria, VA writes:
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Any chance Congress will just take the hint that Americans want a free internet and will stop trying to control it?
May 18th, 2012
Someone from Missouri City, TX signed.
May 18th, 2012
Joshua C. from San Francisco, CA writes:
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The internet is the best example of anarchy (or controlled chaos) that humanity has ever experienced. Access to information should be viewed as a human right. It needs to remain as free and open as possible.
May 18th, 2012
Someone from Lynnwood, WA signed.
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Emil Y. from Meeker, OK signed.
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Someone from Lompoc, CA signed.
May 17th, 2012
Dominic D. from Bethel, VT signed.
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Gary B. from Springfield, NE signed.
May 16th, 2012
Someone from Mulvane, KS signed.