Marketplace Tech Report for Thursday, April 26, 2012
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The Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act, or CISPA, seems headed for a vote on the floor of the House as early as today or tomorrow. The bill, essentially, is about easing the path for the government and private industry to share information in order to head off an online attack or deal with one taking place. The bill easily passed through committee a few weeks ago but its future appears a lot less rosy now, after a great deal of criticism has built up against it. Plus, we saddle up for the Robot Roundup.