Reply to post: Re: Hacking back against forged attacks

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

bombastic bob Silver badge
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Re: Hacking back against forged attacks

"Bob announces that he will hack back against anybody who attacks him."

heh, I wouldn't announce it, just do it.

That's where the liability comes in - if you don't cover your ass and get the right target, you're as bad as the perp [and so YOU get in trouble]. Unless it becomes a ginormous free-for-all, in which case, popcorn please.

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