Following the release of a letter to Speaker Paul Ryan signed by four free market organizations urging him to remove the Cybersecurity Act from the omnibus appropriations bill, FreedomWorks Legislative Affairs Manager Josh Withrow commented:
“The supposed cybersecurity provisions that this Congress has been advancing are riddled with privacy and due process concerns. At the very least, the final draft of this complex new program should be considered on its own, separate from the omnibus appropriations bill. Attaching cybersecurity information sharing to the omnibus is a cynical move that ensures that Members of Congress will have little opportunity to evaluate and understand the changes that have been made in the final product.”
FreedomWorks signed the letter along with the Niskanen Center, the R Street Institute, and TechFreedom. The full text of the letter is available here.
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