Re: Summary of CyberCrime treaty discussions
I mean concur.
On Mon, May 15, 2000 at 11:22:43AM -0700, Stuart Staniford wrote:
| I concur.
| Scott Lawler wrote:
| > Gene brings up an important point. Let's sign and move on.
| > We could continue to deliberate the pros and cons of signing in various
| > ways with some of us representing our organizations and others not.
| > That debate could rage for another week...plus add a week or longer to
| > get organizational coordination (and all the associated "happy" to
| > "glad" changes and approvals through our organizational structures...and
| > this board again). Representing the US Department of Defense...that
| > coordination will never happen in a timely manner.
| > In the interest of time, I recommend we all sign with a common
| > disclaimer that these are our "professional opinions and may or may not
| > represent the official position of our organizations" and leave it at
| > that. If we use the 2-column method, it may distract the readers into
| > wondering why we did that. It would make me think there was
| > disagreement on the content. I would prefer the reader focus on the
| > content and not the signature pages.
| > Let's sign and move on.
| > Scott
| > SCOTT A. LAWLER, CISSP
| > DOD CERT
| > ====================================
| > Gene Spafford wrote:
| > >
| > > I think we need to sign the letter and get it out soon.
| > >
| > > >*** Nations team up to fight cybercrime
| > > >
| > > >(AP) - In an age when cybercriminals can reach across borders with
| > > >the click of a mouse, the world's leaders are realizing they will
| > > >have to work together to crack down on Internet attacks. Starting
| > > >Monday, leaders from Group of Eight countries will be in Paris for a
| > > >three-day discussion of Internet crime. Separately, the 41-nation
| > > >Council of Europe, working with the United States, Canada, Japan and
| > > >South Africa, is drafting a treaty to standardize cyber crime laws.
| > > >Though their efforts preceded the appearance of the "Love Bug" virus,
| > > >the attack that crippled corporate and government networks around the
| > > >globe earlier this month may have boosted the sense of urgency among
| > > >government leaders to implement Internet safeguards and create ways
| > > >to fight crime in cyberspace. See
| > > >http://www.infobeat.com/stories/cgi/story.cgi?id=2566529608-d42
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