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US cyber security bill sparks concern

Controversial bill could allow private firms to share confidential client data with government.

Last Modified: 27 Apr 2013 10:15
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A controversial cyber security Bill has stalled in the US Senate.

The legislation was meant to improve information-sharing between the government and the private sector.

But it has sparked fierce opposition from civil liberties groups.

Al Jazeera's Tom Ackerman reports from Washington.

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