US spending bill disallows Gitmo inmates transfer to America

US President Barack Obama has signed a $1.1 trillion government spending package with a controversial cybersecurity measure and a ban on Guantanamo Bay prisoners’ transfer to the United States.

The motion comes in two huge packages: a $1.1 trillion government spending measure to fund every federal agency through September 2016, and a $680 billion tax bill.

Although it has tax breaks for low-wage earners, the legislation contains a controversial cybersecurity measure that was slammed by critics as an expansion of government spying.

The so-called Cybersecurity Act of 2015 is actually a combination of three bills passed by Congress over the year, including the often-criticized Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act of 2015 (CISA).

 

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