Legislative proposal sent to my Congressman

Ca By cb.list6 at gmail.com
Mon Oct 3 22:24:18 UTC 2016


On Monday, October 3, 2016, Lyndon Nerenberg <lyndon at orthanc.ca> wrote:

> In thinking over the last DDos involving IoT devices, I think we don't
>> have a good technical solution to the problem.  Cutting off people with
>> defective devices they they don't understand, and have little control over,
>> is an action that makes sense, but hurts the innocent.  "Hey, Grandma, did
>> you know your TV set is hurting the Internet?"
>>
>
> The way this will get solved is for a couple of large ISPs and DDoS
> targets to sue a few of these IoT device manufacturers into oblivion.
>
> --lyndon
>
>
FTC has a hand in this area


https://www.ftc.gov/news-events/press-releases/2016/02/asus-settles-ftc-charges-insecure-home-routers-cloud-services-put


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