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ACLU: Trump cyber vulnerability disclosures should not favor law enforcement

November 29, 2017 |
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The American Civil Liberties Union says President Trump’s new policy for publicly disclosing cyber vulnerabilities held by the federal government is an improvement from former President Obama’s approach, but the administration needs to ensure disclosure decisions don’t routinely favor intelligence and law enforcement interests over information security, commercial, privacy and innovation interests.

The ACLU stated in a blog post published Monday that the Trump administration should make sure its revamped Vulnerability Equities Process doesn’t regularly favor offensive cyber actions,...


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