Introduced by U.S. Representative Sherwood Boehlert, R-NY, on December 3, 2001, this Act was to provide money for computer and network security research and for research fellowship programs in the United States. The Cyber Security Research and Development Act of 2002 was sent to the Committee on Science and the Committee on Education and the Workforce. On February 7, 2002, the House of Representatives passed the bill. It was read twice before the Senate, was sent to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, and became Public Law No: 107-305.
See Also: Security.
Center for Democracy and Technology (CDT). Legislation Affecting the Internet. [Online, July 28, 2004.] CDT Website. http://www.cdt.org/legislation/107th/ wiretaps/.