Reply to post: Machine != Hacker

US Congress mulls first 'hack back' revenge law. And yup, you can guess what it'll let people do

isogen74

Machine != Hacker

The main issue as I see it is that most hacks are bounced via other compromised machines first. As noted on the classic movie "Hackers", you don't hack a bank from your house. ... because thats just stupid. If you allow retaliation attacks then really you're in all likelyhood just setting people off against machines owned by other "good guys". The "bad guys" are long gone.

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