Reply to post: Re: No place to hide

Wannacry: Everything you still need to know because there were so many unanswered Qs

Dave Bell

Re: No place to hide

It would be a very bad idea for any government not to cooperate, though there are some good reasons not to hand people over to the USA for a trial. And we might not be much better But the scary prospect is for some government, absolutely sure of somebody's guilt, bypasses the legal process and arranges to push some hacker off the platform in front of a train.

Part of it is the thinking that we know, but cannot give away how we know.

This feeling that some governments are willing to mess around the system lies behind some aspects of the Julian Assange case. The people who worked on this malware may have killed somebody in the UK, and it might legally amount to manslaughter. They aren't innocents. But I would rather trust a court than a politician.

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