Please create an account to participate in the Slashdot moderation system


Forgot your password?

Slashdot videos: Now with more Slashdot!

  • View

  • Discuss

  • Share

We've improved Slashdot's video section; now you can view our video interviews, product close-ups and site visits with all the usual Slashdot options to comment, share, etc. No more walled garden! It's a work in progress -- we hope you'll check it out (Learn more about the recent updates).


+ - Lawmakers Ask for Laws Against Leak Sites->

Submitted by eldavojohn
eldavojohn (898314) writes "You may recall the TSA demonstrating how tech savvy it is by releasing a document with redactions intact but now three Republican lawmakers are asking what's being done to prosecute those hosting (ex. Cryptome and Wikileaks) the document. In a letter to the DHS, Charles Dent (R — Pennsylvania), Gus Bilirakis (R — Florida) and Peter T. King (R — New York) asked 'How has the Department of Homeland Security and the Transportation Security Administration addressed the repeated reposting of this security manual to other websites, and what legal action, if any, can be taken to compel its removal?' and they asked if the DHS is 'considering issuing new regulations pursuant to its authority in Section 114 of Title 49, United States Code, and are criminal penalties necessary or desirable to ensure such information is not reposted in the future?' You may recall King announcing a probe into Wikileaks after the half million 9/11 pager messages being released."
Link to Original Source
This discussion was created for logged-in users only, but now has been archived. No new comments can be posted.

Lawmakers Ask for Laws Against Leak Sites

Comments Filter:

If you steal from one author it's plagiarism; if you steal from many it's research. -- Wilson Mizner