From: Alastair Donlon (adonlon at domain netsoc.ucd.ie)
Date: Fri 06 Aug 1999 - 12:29:48 IST
On Fri, Aug 06, 1999 at 12:25:24PM +0100, David Murphy wrote:
> Quoting <199908061123.MAA13499 at domain ogma.tuatha.org>
> by Colm Buckley <colm at domain tuatha.org>:
> > So... it is a federal offence to deliberately compromise a web site.
> > It is also a federal offence to invite someone to contravene a
> > federal rule... so, is Microsoft breaking the law?
> I'd presume the law in question says 'Thou shalt not interfere with a
> web site without the owner's permission' - clearly, MS are giving
> people permission to interfere with the system.
I think the law also restricts the owners right to grant permission.
Somebody else on bugtraq made the point that people who attempt
to compromise the site could find themselves being prosecuted against
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