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Panel suggests digital booby trap to 'lock down' file stealers' computers

But the guidance — which is not, in itself, a legislative bill but goes to Congress and to the White House for consideration — represents "a dangerous combination of bad ideas and misinformation," Corynne McSherry, Intellectual Property Director for the Electronic Frontier Foundation, told NBC News. It "advocates for increased network surveillance, ignoring the potential impact on user privacy, and the use of malware, which will undermine network and user security," she said.

Wednesday, May 29, 2013
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