Protect Internet Privacy: Stop CISPA!
  • Petitioned U.S. House of Representatives

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U.S. House of Representatives
U.S. Senate

Protect Internet Privacy: Stop CISPA!

    1. Daniel Jabbour
    2. Petition by

      Daniel Jabbour

      San Francisco, CA

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April 2013

Victory

More than 179,000 people signed Daniel Jabbour's petition on Change.org opposing the Cyber Information Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA), sending a strong message to Congress that the privacy rights of Americans are non-negotiable. While the bill did pass the House, because of widespread opposition to the bill from petitions like Daniel's, the U.S. Senate announced it would not be taking up the bill.

Under the guise of cyber-security, CISPA (the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act) is a bill that would grant corporations the power to share our emails, Facebook messages, and other sensitive online data with the government - all without a warrant.

CISPA would kill online privacy as we know it - nullifying the laws that require big corporations to keep our information private from government agencies like the National Security Agency. Those corporations wouldn't have to notify you that they have done this and you wouldn't be able to take legal action against them if they made a mistake when sharing your information.

While strong information security is critical to privacy and civil liberties, CISPA does almost nothing to prevent this. All it does is give the government access to your information.

We beat CISPA last year when hundreds of thousands of Americans signed online petitions to let lawmakers know that our online privacy rights are not negotiable. But this bill is back and politicians who want the government to be able to read your emails and see what you purchase online are hoping you won’t speak out this time.

Together we can beat CISPA again!

Recent signatures

    News

    1. Reached 150,000 signatures
    2. Make Change Happen: New Anti-CISPA Call Tool Launched to Contact Congress

      Daniel Jabbour
      Petition Organizer

      Hey everyone! I built this tool over last weekend with a few friends. It lets you quickly and easily reach out directly to your congress representative! Check it out (integrated with Change .org & Twilio) http://cispapetition.org

      Internet freedom & privacy is at risk (again). Act before Congress passes CISPA!

      people against CISPA. Will you join them? A bill in Congress could kill online privacy as we know it. CISPA is back and if it passes, it would allow corporations to share your personal information with the government - without a warrant. We beat CISPA last year and can beat it again.

    3. Reached 500 signatures
    4. Call your representative about CISPA using this call tool!

      Jonathan Perri
      Deputy Campaign Director

      Petition starter Daniel Jabbour also built a tool that allows you to call your representative about CISPA - right from your phone! Check it out here: http://www.cispapetition.org

    5. Reached 250 signatures

    Supporters

    Reasons for signing

    • Neil Davis PHILADELPHIA, PA
      • 10 months ago

      Stop big brother NOW

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    • Marsha Mefford INDIANAPOLIS, IN
      • about 1 year ago

      My business is my business don't make it yours.

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    • Waya Tsalagi Jones HOT SPRINGS, SD
      • about 1 year ago

      WE SHOULD HAVE THE RIGHT TO SAY OR WRITE WHAT WE WANT TO ANY ONE WE WANT WITHOUT PEOPLE READING OR LISTENING TO OUR PRIVET CALLS OR LETTERS .

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    • Waya Tsalagi Jones HOT SPRINGS, SD
      • about 1 year ago

      IF I WANTED EVERY ONE TO KNOW MY BUSINESS I'D WRITE TO ALL OF THEM AND TELL THEM , THERE ISN'T ANY PRIVACY ANY MORE EVERY ONE THINKS YOUR LIFE IS AN OPEN BOOK .

      WHAT HAPPENED TO THE RIGHT TO FREE SPEECH , AND FREEDOM OF THE PRESS ?

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    • Amanda Garcia GLENDALE, CA
      • over 1 year ago

      When we destroy our freedom in the name of 'protection' we destroy the checks and balances our forefathers established and it is just a matter of time before the democracy we hold so dear is abolished.

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