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

Tigra 07 Silver badge
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That featured tweet is an exaggeration:

"I never thought of it this way. It's basically the cyber version of being allowed to murder someone for entering your property."

It's more like being given a license to burgle your burglar and destroy or steal your own property in the process.

This sounds good. I've always been a fan of an eye for an eye, but the collateral damage will be horrendous: Person A burgles Person B, who suspects Person C, and burgles him...He then suspects Person D...And...See where i'm going with this?

We'll end up with the Purge...

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