Ready to get your federal computer license?

Florian Weimer fw at
Sat Aug 29 03:21:53 CDT 2009

* Scott Morris:

> I'm trying really hard to find my "paranoia hat", and just to relieve
> some boredom I read the entire bill to try to figure out where this was
> all coming from....
> "(2) may declare a cybersecurity emergency and order the limitation or
> shutdown of Internet traffic to and from any compromised Federal
> Government or United States critical infrastructure information system
> or network;"

Wouldn't this mean you're allowed to set emergency ACLs only if a
cybersecurity emergency has been declared by the President?

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