[Dshield] DHS wants to silence reporting of network outages -- DSHIELD next?
mthayer at ts-software.com
Thu Jun 24 21:22:47 GMT 2004
A little over the top aren't we? They have a good point, and the group
they want to report too would include all those who would need to know
about them to do their jobs to improve reliability.
At 01:23 PM 6/24/2004 -0400, you wrote:
>The U.S. Department of Homeland Security wants information about network
>outages to become secret! See:
>What is next in our government's continuing expansion of paranoia?
> - Will they next try to silence dshield.org and incidents.org's
> reporting of port scans because it may give terrorists some idea if their
> scans are being detected?
> - How about suppressing discussions of security problems on BugTraq,
> DShield, SANS, SecurityFocus, and other forums because it may give
> terrorists ideas on what exploits work best?
>Where will it end?
>It really sickens me how our civil liberties are being eroded day by day
>under the guise of "national security." I would rather be a lot less
>secure and much more free!
>Maybe we should all have a Fahrenheit 9/11 party?
>End of rant (for now). Apologies to non-US list members.
>Jon R. Kibler
>Chief Technical Officer
>Charleston, SC USA
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