Saturday, January 26, 2008

Can you legislate for everything?

As a result of your draconian views the UK Computer Misuse Act now has a provision for criminally charging authors of legitimate security tools that are used by cyber criminals. Mr Harris I have news for you. For years the world has looked in with amusement as America passed laws to stop people wearing certain clothes (you can’t wear jeans low on your waist in parts of Louisiana for instance and even crazier restrictions exist in Utah). In this fair Isle we are all guilty of sniggering at the frequent reports of American cases where drink drivers sue their dinner party hosts for not providing soft drinks and fatties sue burger chains because they “made them” get fat.

Read the article HERE.


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