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Privacy advocate: Botnet report a win for consumers on liability, law enforcement issues

June 12, 2018 |
Mariam Baksh
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The Trump administration’s botnet report is getting support from civil society leaders for acknowledging the responsibility of industry, in addition to consumers, for alleviating the threat, but agreement between digital-rights and industry groups on how to implement certification or labeling programs remains hard to reach.

“We think it's a win for privacy and civil liberties that the report does not call for greater law enforcement authorities, and recognizes that consumers are not in a position to mitigate the botnet threat...

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