FBI tells the public to call their ISP for help

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Regulation targeting software-vendors and service-providers has little
effect as it is an attempt to disrupt the money-flow somewhere in the
middle. It's usually more efficient to "attack" the source. I.e.
authorities must hold computer users responsible and make them pay every
penny (or millions;) it costs to investigate and clean up their mess.
Mainstream OS'es as we know them would have been unsellable in today's
market if users, ever since the internet was commercialised, had been
held responsible.

When the banks & merchants get sick & tired of underwriting the
fraud investigation and coverage liabilities, I think we will
begin to see more of an effort to put more of the liability in the
user's lap.

In fact, I think we are already starting to see some movement
in the fringes regarding this.

The only thing I can say about this is: be careful what you ask for.

The issues that might result as fall-out might be uglier than what
we have now. :-/

- - ferg