George Dyson? Is he related to Miles Bennett Dyson?
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This story raises an interesting discussion:
Where does the responsibility lay for spyware/adware/viruses/porn pop-ups not occuring on a network? Is it the user, the IT Department, or both?"
McKinnon, who claims that he was only looking for evidence of UFOs, was apparently taken ill on Wednesday. Friends say the case, which has been running for several years, has become too much for him.
Is 60 years far too draconian a sentence, given that McKinnon apparently didn't mean to cause any harm. Or do we need to take tough action against hackers, even if their motives are benign?"