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Re: Government scrutiny is headed our way

  • From: Hal Murray
  • Date: Mon Jun 22 11:50:17 1998

> If A NOC refuses to obey the law and investigate on behalf of a paying
> client that DoS has occurred than they become party to a criminal act
> after the fact and are as guilty as the originator of the attack and can
> be held accountable and their staff can arrested and you have the
> right to sue for $4000.00 as do each one of your individual
> customers.

The catch in there is "paying client".  The typical smurf packet 
hops through several organizations (ISPs).  The victim only has a 
contract with his ISP. 

Where did $4K come from?  Do you have a URL describing that law?




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