Lawmakers Plan to Revive Internet "Kill Switch" Bill

A controversial bill handing President Obama power over privately owned computer systems during a "national cyberemergency," and prohibiting any review by the court system, will return this year. The point of the proposal is to assert governmental control only over those "crucial components that form our nation's critical infrastructure," according to Brandon Milhorn, Republican staff director and counsel for the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee.