I have also just seen The Net.
I felt that it was just a tad incredible that the
woman was able to lose all of her identity.
For example, the woman must have had some neighbors
and friends who knew her.
Take for example, the police. Shouldn't there had
to have been physical evidence before she would be
convicted? Sure, she would have to suffer a few
days behind bars, however, I would like to think that
whenever they put the witnesses up at the trial, and
provided physical evidence, she should have been
Also, I found the easy access to the stock exchange
computers and the various government computer a bit
doubtfull. Everything seem a little too quick and easy.
The bit about tracing the IP address and then logging into
the government computer within a few minutes was a little
far fetched. I would like to have thought that the government
would have some sort of firewall between the internet and
their more sensitive computers that would have at least
slowed down access.
Am I a little too nieve?
I wonder what kind of Internet technical experience those
who wrote the story had? Have they listened at all to this
and other security email lists and newsgroups?