A UK-based cyberlaw blog by Lilian Edwards. Specialising in online privacy and security law, cybercrime, online intermediary law (including eBay and Google law), e-commerce, digital property, filesharing and whatever captures my eye:-) Based at The Law School of Strathclyde University . From January 2011, I will be Professor of E-Governance at Strathclyde University, and my email address will be email@example.com .
Thursday, October 27, 2005
Secure feed ISPs
Interestingly since writing the last post, I've noticed that Edinburgh University - who act as my ISP and that of many 1000s of staff and students have begun compulsorily scanning the accounts of users, by administrative unit, for security breaches and vulnerabilities. And yes, you can opt out - but then the unit opting out according to the security policy must " ensure that they have sufficient resources to quickly identify compromised or mal-configured systems when the need [arises]" . This is pretty much the model I was beginning to outline below.
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