A US cyber security bill which gave all sorts of power for private companies to share data with the government seems set to die in the senate.
US Republican senator Mike Rogers has found himself at the centre of a geek storm after he dubbed opponents to his controversial cybersecurity bill as teenagers in their basements.
A new campaign group titled the Internet Defense League is aiming to fight legislation seen as a threat to the freedom of the net.
Cyber activists linked to Anonymous have called for escalating protests over the controversial CISPA cyber-security bill recently passed by the US Congress.
The House of Representatives has passed the controversial Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA), despite strongly-worded objections and a threat of a veto from the White House.
Civil liberties organizations have kicked off a week of Internet-wide protests against the proposed Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act of 2011 (CISPA).