The path to comprehensive cybersecurity legislation in the U.S. has faced serious setbacks from the leak of classified National Security Agency documents by Edward Snowden, according to the sponsors of the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act, which passed the House in April and is now stalled in the Senate. Rep. Mike Rogers, R-Mich., says the revelations that the intelligence agency is collecting metadata on the Internet behavior of U.S. residents have created "misperceptions" among the public and made lawmakers skittish about moving ahead with legislation.

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