>What would you think of the following: let's pass some law that force the
>sysadmin of a site to comply with some security standards. Let's have fines
>for sites that are broken into. Let's make it mandatory to report any
>intrusion to a independant investigation agency (under strict
>confidentiality of course). Let's fine sites that are found not to be
>patched. Let's fine also vendors that don't issue security patches soon
>enough and therefore threaten everybody's security.
>-- Comments ?
Well, extrapolating, should we make it a law that everyone must put a
lock on every door of every building and then jail the owner of said
building if it is broken into (and fine the maker of the lock)?
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I put up with ads on the TV because they pay for programming. When
spammers pay for the Internet, then I'll start putting up with spam.