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More than a decade into the 21 century some lawmakers want to get rid of an almost seventy year old law.
But they say leaves the country open to cyber attack.
The President Obama has some other ideas chief congressional correspondent Mike Emanuel as his late breaking story from Capitol Hill pretty much.
-- good evening ahead of debate in the house and a vote late today the White House issued a veto threat.
It -- statement the White House -- a bipartisan house cyber bill doesn't adequately protect consumer privacy end quote.
For the reasons stated -- if HR 3523.
Were presented to the president.
His senior advisors would recommend that he vetoed the bill late today house speaker John Boehner defended the bill.
And blasted the veto threat.
The president wants the government.
To set the standards.
And to write the law for what cyber security is gonna look more.
-- -- -- the American people well lord exercised.
A put the the government in charge of the Internet.
The White House and senate -- senate Democrats prefer senate cyber legislation.
Which they argue is more comprehensive.
-- the house version.
This is the debate going I was not government petroleum and minerals might affect some of the similar reason privacy groups have said that.
Our wording on the information sharing part of this cyber security bill that is the best that they've seen.
Top intelligence officials say there is a need for swift action noting the government must protect private industry.
From Internet predators which current law does not allow.
What happens is when those sources and methods are included in the process of getting a piece of classified information.
You are prohibited from by law.
From sharing that when anyone.
Outside of the government.
And so it builds a barrier that is troublesome when you think the fact that we have information in the government's.
If we could share it in a classified way could offer huge benefits to people sitting on their laptops at home.
The networks business networks all of that so the Internet wouldn't be corrupted.
The house bill's sponsors says there are privacy and civil liberties improvements that will be added to the legislation on the house floor.
They hope those amendments will address the administration's concerns -- Follow this one -- the online show tonight Mike.
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