Recommendation in Australia for ISPs to force user security?

Scott Weeks surfer at mauigateway.com
Tue Jun 22 14:14:44 CDT 2010


--- ge at linuxbox.org wrote:
From: Gadi Evron <ge at linuxbox.org>

http://www.zdnet.com.au/make-zombie-code-mandatory-govt-report-339304001.htm

"A government report into cybercrime has recommended that internet 
service providers (ISPs) force customers to use antivirus and firewall 
software or risk being disconnected.
security
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This is being discussed extensively on AUSNOG and is but one link in a long chain of gov't trying to control the internet there with little realization of how ineffective the proposals are.  Seems to be politicians playing to a certain part of the populace so votes can be obtained.

scott




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