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+ - US Proposes Tighter Export Rules for Computer Security Tools->

Submitted by itwbennett
itwbennett writes: The U.S. Commerce Department has proposed tighter export rules for computer security tools and could prohibit the export of penetration testing tools without a license. The proposal would modify rules added to the Wassenaar Arrangement in 2013 that limit the export of technologies related to intrusion and traffic inspection. The definition of intrusion software would also encompass 'proprietary research on the vulnerabilities and exploitation of computers and network-capable devices,' the proposal said.
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Comment: Re: Actually, this varies by state... (Score 1) 629

by rezme (#49453513) Attached to: Florida Teen Charged With Felony Hacking For Changing Desktop Wallpaper
In Florida, the school administrator takes the role of parent, without even bothering to notify the actual parent. My son got busted with a bag of weed at school (dumbass), and the first I heard of it was a phone call from the principal saying "your kid is on his way to jail, you should probably head over there and see if you can bail him out". Of course, I left his ass in there until I finished with work, headed home, ate dinner, chilled with the wife for a bit... finally got him around midnight. If it'd been me, and my dad in the same scenario, I'd hadn't been out of school for a week while he let me cool my heels in there.

Comment: Re:Fuck Evangelical Christians (Score 1) 461

by rezme (#48353173) Attached to: Washington Dancers Sue To Prevent Identity Disclosure
Oh look everyone! It's False Equivalency Man!! These two situations have nothing in common. One involves a rich guy donating money to a political cause that suppresses the rights of others. The other is a bunch of women just trying to earn a living using one of the options available to them. The strippers don't have an axe to grind, and just want to do their jobs without being harassed by stiff penised evangelicals (outside of work anyway)

Comment: Re:Open records isn't the issue here (Score 1) 461

by rezme (#48352969) Attached to: Washington Dancers Sue To Prevent Identity Disclosure
I'm willing to bet that the law requiring them to register probably came from the brains of jokers like this in the first place. "If they have to register the fact that they take their clothes off for money, those harlots will think twice about stripping for money!"... Also, I don't doubt that his "desire to pray for them" might be in fact, a way to shame them into quitting their jobs lest they become publicly exposed (nyuk nyuk nyuk). Either that or he's a little perv wanting to stalk them... Honestly with the fundamentalists, it's a toss up either way.

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