Cybersecurity Campaign Aid Delayed by Corporate Money Fears

Bloomberg Government

The nonprofit watchdog Campaign Legal Center, which had voiced similar concern about the initial proposal, has signed off on a compromise that includes language emphasizing the aid is tied to the imminent threat of illegal foreign interference in elections. Top campaign officials and election lawyers from both major political parties urged the commissioners at the meeting to approve a plan to allow a new, privately funded nonprofit called Defending Digital Campaigns to provide cybersecurity support to candidates and party committees.

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