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Clueless officials hamper cybersecurity law-making


Clueless officials hamper cybersecurity law-making

Governments need to determine the purpose of any proposed cybersecurity law and what problems it is supposed to address before approving the legislation. Those that fail to do so will experience backlash from their citizens, which is something countries such as the Philippines and India are going through.

Dan Auerbach, staff technologist at the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), said a good piece of cybersecurity legislation is one that is careful, well-researched, specific, and with consideration for citizens' freedom of expression and privacy.

Friday, November 30, 2012
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