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Re: Schneier: ISPs should bear security burden
On 28-apr-2005, at 15:53, Adi Linden wrote:
Hey, if you've got customes willing to shell out for that, then more
Hmmm... when you're driving on a public street there is certain safetyAnd how exactly does that translate to the online world?
Despite the safety and environmental regulations and the fact that you have to have a driver's license and insurance (at least here in NL), there is no requirement that your locks are industrial strength. Or that your car can be locked at all, for that matter.
The fact that a compromised computer doesn't really hurt you all that much in the real world is exactly the reason why so many users don't care about security. When driving a car they at least have to be drunk to reach that level of carelessness.