Study: law puts damper on Web security research
Web security research is being seriously hampered by laws that punish researchers for even attempting to locate flaws in Web software, much less disclosing those flaws, according to a new study.
The report is the first by the Computer Security Institute (CSI), a research and training organization under the aegis of CMP Technology. It draws on discussions by a broad working group, including security researchers and representatives of U.S. law enforcement agencies.
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