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Is Congress About to Expand Govt Surveillance?

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The Blaze cites Ryan Radia's work on the inclusion of CISA in the latest Omnibus: 

The Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act, which already passed the Senate and the text expected to be wrapped into the broad omnibus bill, is different from House cyber legislation that allowed consumers to take legal action if the government misuses their data, wrote Ryan Radia, associate director of technology studies at the free market Competitive Enterprise Institute.

“CISA lacks a key safeguard to prevent government abuse: a private right of action that lets people sue the government if they’re injured when an agency misuses personal information it receives from a company for cybersecurity reasons,” Radia wrote. “Unlike CISA, both House bills include a private right of action, and for good reason. Without it, Americans would have to rely on government agencies to effectively and reliably police themselves—in spite of all the evidence that such ‘internal’ safeguards simply do not work.”