[Dshield] Possible solution for ISP (was DShield's public goals)
vancel at winfreeacademy.com
Fri Jan 13 16:14:11 GMT 2006
It may be true that they are broken, but they would not open up the ISPs
for slander or libel the way Kenneth suggested. I was answering his
concern about the information being freely available to everyone with a
computer that wanted to look it up. I also never said that it was
fool-proof, just that it is not the same as taping someone's picture to
the front window of your shop. I also said that it would be *more
closely* related to the credit card reporting system, not that it would
be the same or identical.
>Yes, and they are sorely broken, too.
>To assert that these systems are good examples, or less-than-
>fool-proof, is to not understand the sad state of securely
>guarding data -- they have failed, over and over again.
>-- Laura Vance <vancel at winfreeacademy.com> wrote:
>Kenneth Coney wrote:
>>Sadly, the concept of ISPs sharing info of who has been a bad boy sounds
>>like an excellent way to be sued for slander or libel. This could turn
>>out to be much like the mom and pop store being sued for putting in
>>their window the name or picture of someone who allegedly wrote a bad
>Actually, it's more closely related to the credit card reporting
>agencies. Only specific companies get to see, it's not available for
>general viewing. John and Jane Doe can't look up Joe Blow's rating,
>only the ISPs can. The same as with the credit card system, and we all
>know that the credit reporting systems are legal.
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