Net firms 'could do more' to fight viruses

Tuesday, 24 April 2007, 12:53 PM EST

Internet providers could be held responsible for the spread of viruses on private computers, one of Britain's leading experts has claimed.

Giving evidence to the House of Lords science and technology committee, Jonathan Zittrain, professor of internet governance and regulation at Oxford, said that holding broadband companies accountable for dangerous online traffic could help solve some security problems.

At Guardian Unlimited.

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