Nato warns of strike against cyber attackers

Paul Ferguson fergdawgster at
Wed Jun 9 04:22:54 UTC 2010

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On Tue, Jun 8, 2010 at 9:06 PM, JC Dill <jcdill.lists at> wrote:

> Dave Rand wrote:
>> I'm fond of getting the issues addressed by getting the ISPs to be
>> involved
>> with the problem.   If that means users get charged "clean up" fees
>> instead
>> of a "security" fee, that's fine.
> "I urge all my competitors to do that."
> The problem isn't that this is a bad idea, the problem is that it's a bad
> idea to be the first to do it.  You want to be the last to do it.  You
> want all other companies to do it first - to charge their customers more
> (while you don't charge more and take away some of their business) to pay
> for this cost.
> It only works if everyone has to charge their customers, and the change
> (from no surcharge to mandatory charge) will have to happen universally
> and at the same time - which will never happen.  Welcome to the anarchy.

Again, you can all continue to dance around and ignore the problem & chance
the probability that the U.S. Government will step in and force you to do

Pick your poison.

- - ferg

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