House defies Obama to pass CISPA cybersecurity bill

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.

Amazon scraps affiliate program in California as new sales tax is passed

Amazon's terminated its associates program in California in an attempt to prevent a new sales tax there - an attempt which failed, as the bill was signed into law just hours later.