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What Were They Thinking? Microsoft Seizes, Returns Majority of No-IP.com’s Business | Electronic Frontier Foundation

Not only did Microsoft bungle the facts and the tech underlying its seizure of No-IP.com’s core business, its case against the provider was based on a downright dangerous legal theory. Microsoft argued that, as a provider of free network services, No-IP.com was negligent. Indeed, Microsoft claims that No-IP.com had a legal obligation to:

Require all users to provide their real name, address, and telephone number.
Put that information in a public database.
Use a “web reputation” service to identify bad actors.
And encrypt its customers’ usernames and passwords.

Every one of those points is rubbish, and none is a legal duty of service providers.

What Were They Thinking? Microsoft Seizes, Returns Majority of No-IP.com’s Business | Electronic Frontier Foundation


Security Challenges in an Ever-Evolving Cyber Realm - YouTube

Watch Deputy Director Richard Ledgett at Aspen Security Forum on Security Challenges in an Ever Evolving Cyber Realm

Richard Ledgett seems professional and thoughtful in his perspectives. The observations about transparency that start around 43:10 reflect what I think is the right balance.

Security Challenges in an Ever-Evolving Cyber Realm - YouTube


 
 
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