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Cybersecurity Under FTC Authority: What Does it Mean?
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8/28/2015 | 9:38:37 AM
We are so screwed
Like "childproof caps"* on medicines, it will make people more complacent.  

And as a result, more vulnerable.  

Not that the government has been that good a watchdog on cyber anyway...but I expect things to get worse, not better, for the average cyberconsumer.

 

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* incidents of accidental child poisonings increased afterwards because people felt that the cap was all that was necessary and no longer did even the basics for keeping things where children couldn't get them.

Just too special, huh?

Typical governmental "Sounds good...let's legislate it!" without any valid studies showing that such an event will actually make things better.  Ex: Gun Free Zones...all emotional, not rational.

 


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