Nightspore writes: "Yes, while you slept last night another supra-governmental body was hard at work readying a shiny new set of chains for you. Read more on how the US and EU are putting the finishing touches on their international cybercrimes treaty. The treaty will force all signatories (i.e. your government) to make illegal the 'import and distribution of devices used for hacking.' Signatories also would be required to 'provide law enforcement authorities with the ability to conduct computer searches and seize computer data.'
Top Ten Things Overheard At The ANSI C Draft Committee Meetings:
(7) Well, it's an excellent idea, but it would make the compilers too
hard to write.