[At-Large] [APAC-Discuss] [ALAC] US Introduces New Cyber Security Bill in Senate

John R. Levine johnl at iecc.com
Sun Jan 27 15:35:15 UTC 2013

> 1, What's it to do with ICANN?

Good question.

> 2.  The Senate bill is seemingly devoid of any content, programs or
> plan that would do ANYTHING, let alone fundamentally change the
> Internet.

Keep in mind that the US is not a parliamentary system.  Vast numbers of 
bills are filed, most of which never get out of committee.  A new bill is 
not very interesting unless it has a lot of support from members of both 
parties, which in this Congress is rare.

John Levine, johnl at iecc.com, Primary Perpetrator of "The Internet for Dummies",
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