It wasn't otherwise the whole internet would have become classified.
It doesn't work that way. Classified documents are leaked onto the public internet all the time. Just look at the Manning case. Wikileaks is hosting classified documents on the internet right now.
Problem is, these attacks don't primarily rely on bad security for their point of entry, but on fooling users.
Of course any enterprise level security plan should include user awareness training. The idea that security only applies to machines is not correct, even when it comes to IT.
It comes down to a difference in opinion about whose rights are more important
This is an incorrect summary of the abortion debate. It comes down to when you declare a mass of tissue a human being.
A child has not proven they can be treated as an adult. Like it or not, they really are different.
And any random 40 year old has not proven they can be treated like an adult either. That's a weak excuse.