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Law article calls for 'executive' FISA exception to spur private lawsuits against foreign cyber intrusions

May 14, 2019 |
Rick Weber

Private companies are hesitant to file lawsuits in response to cyber intrusions from nation-state adversaries, notes a recent law journal article, while offering a potential solution that would include congressional action by including an “executive designation” exception to the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act.

“Despite the proliferation of cyber-hacking, the actions of nation-state perpetrators have yet to produce significant legal consequences,” according to an article in the latest edition of the Journal of National Security Law and Policy.

“While the...

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