Tag Archives: regulation

Do Not Track means Do Not Track

I’ve been giving some thought to proposed “Do Not Track” legislation. The proposals, currently being considered by the FTC and the legislature, seek to protect user privacy by empowering us to tell online services not to track us in a … Continue reading

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Legal Code

In Code and Other Laws of Cyberspace, followed by Code v2, Lawrence Lessig suggests that legal code is something like computer code: laws regulate behaviour the same way that software programs a computer. In our society, we’ve developed structures pursuant … Continue reading

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Economic Security

We can encourage private sector security and change the security/breach economic balance in the favour of more security, by increasing the penalties for breaches, and making it easier to implement good security practices, such as through security development grants, or an NSF-like security development organization. Continue reading

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