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'Hacking' Journalists Case Dredges Up Security Research Legal Debates
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5/23/2013 | 5:19:49 PM
re: 'Hacking' Journalists Case Dredges Up Security Research Legal Debates
One question to consider here is did the reporters post the information on line for others to exploit or did they write their story and attempt to get the owner of the data to secure it? If they are not attempting to mis-use the data and informed the owner prior to their story then they probably didn't commit a crime (this is for the lawyers to fight over). If however they wrote the story showing where the data was and left the company out to hang then you must wonder what their true motivations were.


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