Reply to post: When there is bipartisan agreement

Don't be too shocked, but it looks as though these politicians have actually got their act together on IoT security

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When there is bipartisan agreement

And wow, industry on top, the results are always....

Let's look at history. Bank deregulation - shortly before the big financial disaster. Check.

McCain-Feingold campaign finance "reform" Check.

Quite a few others but I won't bore you. It always seems to mean delegating power to industry. Money is speech and all that.

Sam Clemens had it right. We're safer when they're not in session.

And yes, updates...the first zero day gets you all.

We find an issue of security. So we send an update to the device that has a security issue. Surely there's no way that security issue would allow some miscreant to send that device an update that was...a security issue.

These guys are smarter than that, or one would hope, I know at least a couple of them are. So we're back to my usual cynical "cui bono".

I'll save you typing it into google:

It's rarely been violated in recorded history.

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