RE: FW: Careful. This is for information only.
> On 7 Aug 2001, John Hasler wrote:
> > William T Wilson writes:
> > > In states with "Good Samaritan" laws you are likely to be
> shielded from
> > > liability as long as any action you take is clearly
> intended as help.
> > State laws are irrelevant. It's a Federal law, enforced by
> the same people
> > who are prosecuting Sklyarov.
> From: Sebastiaan [mailto:S.Breedveld@ITS.TUDelft.NL]
> Sent: Tuesday, August 07, 2001 11:53 PM
> What about world law? I belive that you always operate under
> the law of
> the country where you live in. But laws are only made to help
> people, what
> must be done if a law prevents you from helping those? A
> system that has
> too many of this laws is asking for Anarchy.
> So if you are able to login such a machine and broadcast a message to
> prevent that the entire internet will go down eventually,
> what is against
> it? No systems are harmed and certainly no one died.
Consider this case
A web page /default.ida exists on a server which when requested (via Code
Red)pops up a message on the affected computer. How can it be illegal when
it was the affected machine which requested the script in the first place ?
I have not initiated a hack nor attempted to infiltrate the system. It was
the originating syetem which requested the file, which in turn executed a