[LINK] Fwd: MR41-05: Australian zombie-hunting program launched
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Tue Nov 8 20:29:31 EST 2005
>But an ISP has some extra options here. They could cut off user
>access and redirect all attempts at web access to a page with
>information about how the user machine is compromised and how
>to fix it.
Wouldn't that contravene the Telecommunication Act - Intercepting and
interfering with a communication?
Perhaps Deceptive practices - well the user did request a specific page and
someone served them up a deceptive one!
>I'm guessing that would get most people's attention.
>(Though of course the user may need web access to fix the problem,
>so my suggestion is obviously too drastic.)
<rofl> Links on the page to solutions - make more work for the ISP!
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