Unsecured wifi might be contributory negligence

Roland Perry lists at internetpolicyagency.com
Sat Feb 18 15:19:04 GMT 2012

In article 
<CADWvR2hrcvues701a2k+QJT+uE2fBpHB2mh7tCrZBA+o5W1TTQ at mail.gmail.com>, 
Igor Mozolevsky <mozolevsky at gmail.com> writes
>> Going back to the parking ticket analogy, it's like a driver saying "I left
>> the keys in the car and have no idea who borrowed it for half an hour and
>> parked on that double yellow line".
>But does the statute law not compel the disclosure and sets out the
>default position in the event of failure to disclose?

I think there is.

>Is there anything of the sort wrt "securing" the wifi routers?

Not yet, but policy is being formed in this area. Currently the USA is 
leading, but the UK often follows. Pardon me for bringing this to the 
list's attention.
Roland Perry

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