What are “goods and services intended to be used for cybersecurity purposes?” A Facebook status update was never “intended” to be used for cybersecurity purposes. Yet, under this law, a Facebook status update could be seen in a variety of ways. The wording of the definitions leaves it open for the government to request information from Facebook (or any other digital information service) over the smallest of updates.
The Internet was outraged over SOPA but has been pretty lax about CISPA, a sloppy cybersecurity bill that is being supported by Facebook and others. Thankfully, ReadWriteWeb breaks it all down for those who haven’t been keeping up.