Re: Usenet allowed from work?



Walter Roberson <roberson@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
Merely POSESSING such tools, REGARDLESS of the purpose, is
illegal in many jurisdictions.
Citations?

Germany: "Strafrechtsänderungsgesetz zur Bekämpfung der
Computerkriminalität, neuer § 202 StGB".

Yes, we tried to fight that, without any success. Yes, there was a
hearing of experts, and NOT A SINGLE EXPERT supported this idea.

They made a law out of it in spite of all facts :-(

That's the reason, why you can see a meadow on the homepage of the CCC
now: http://www.ccc.de

It's the meadow that the Internet is right now, since all attack tools
are forbidden, so no attacker can use one any more ;-)

Yours,
VB.
--
"Es muss darauf geachtet werden, dass das Grundgesetz nicht mit Methoden
geschützt wird, die seinem Ziel und seinem Geist zuwider sind."

Gustav Heinemann, "Freimütige Kritik und demokratischer Rechtsstaat"
.



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