[Oopsie. Typo in subject line.]
__/ [ P. ] on Sunday 21 May 2006 03:14 \__
> 'Twas brillig, and the slithy Roy Schestowitz did gyre and gimble in the
>> UK law will criminalise IT pros, say experts
>> ,----[ Quote ]
>> | Security experts fear that the UK government is on track to outlaw the
>> | supply of network security tools, and even scripting languages such as
>> | Perl
>> | [...]
>> | People who distribute networking vulnerability scanning tools such as
>> | nmap or Nessus could also be caught up in part (b), Clayton warned.
>> They should probably outlaw Windows as well, for all the trouble it causes
>> in a networked environment.
> This is just pathetic; another example of the knee-jerk reaction of the
> uninformed idiots we have running our countries. Should the makers of guns
> be locked up? Guns are _intended_ to kill or at least cause harm, unless
> there's a shortage of ploughshares where you live.
Maybe they perceive Perl as the Red Threat...
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