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November 20, 2019

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Industry’s push for expanding info-sharing liability protections meets resistance

October 18, 2019 |
Mariam Baksh
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Open-internet advocates say arguments painting the nation’s antitrust laws as a hurdle to effective cybersecurity policy -- from real-time, routine sharing of threat information to efforts to develop the technology for fifth-generation networks -- are dubious.

“I'm skeptical when companies claim 'oh we can't do it because our antitrust lawyers won't let us.' Let's pressure-test that a little,” Avery Gardiner, senior fellow for competition, data, and power at the Center for Democracy and Technology, told Inside Cybersecurity.

Gardiner, who has...


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