Unsecured wifi might be contributory negligence
dfawcus+lists-ukcrypto at employees.org
Tue Feb 21 17:12:52 GMT 2012
On Tue, Feb 21, 2012 at 04:00:56PM +0000, Roland Perry wrote:
> Would that reasonable person deny the CORGI gas installer scheme, or the
> need for CE marks on some equipment, on the grounds they might not be
> able to pass the qualification or test the apparatus themselves? What's
> needed here is public awareness that certain standards need to be met,
> then you can find the equipment (and if necessary installers) to meet
> that standard.
I'd suggests there is a significant difference.
wrt CORGI, there is a risk of death; and widespread damage for poor installations.
As to CE marks - as I recall they're a joke, being a self certification scheme.
So the comparision to a situation where copyright infringment is the risk
is not really valid.
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