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

bombastic bob Silver badge

"EASIER for their customers to claim damages from THEM if they get pwned."

yeah the lawsuit angle already exists, as far as I'm aware, but the burden of proof would be easier if they don't comply with the NIST standard. It's likely to be set as a precedent early on, by the first aggressive attorney that files the lawsuit.

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