Congressman Introduces Bill That Would Allow People And Companies To 'Hack Back' After Attacks...

Techdirt | 2017-03-10 00:24 UTC

A new bill intended to update the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act would allow victims of computer attacks to engage in active defense measures to identify the attacker and disrupt the attack. Proposed by Rep. Tom Graves (R-Ga.), the bill would grant victims of computer intrusions unprecedented rights. Known as the Active Cyber Defense Certainty Act, the legislation seeks to amend the CFAA, the much-maligned 1986 law that is used in most computer crime prosecutions.

By aphrodite on 2017-03-10 04:13 UTC
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