Thursday, July 23, 2015

Washington Post explains how the DMCA will kill your family

Buries the lede a bit, but it gets there:
The industry says the law protects consumers by preventing cars from being hacked. But the main impact, say Rad and other security researchers, is to stem the tide of revelations embarrassing to carmakers — not to improve vehicle cybersecurity. “If the stuff is out there,” she said, “the bad guys already know about it.”

When you outlaw security research, only bad guys will do it.

HT and title Zach Schrag

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