Nov 302010
 November 30, 2010  Posted by  Laws, Non-U.S., Online

Darren Pauli reports:

A peak Australian technology body has welcomed the Federal Government’s decision to not force internet service providers (ISPs) to disconnect the infected computers of its customers as part of its response to a Senate committee report into online security threats.

The Internet Industry Association (IIA) said moves to force ISPs to take responsibility for infected customer machines, which included disconnecting some users, would backfire.

Instead, it suggested that such responsibility be left to industry self-regulation under the IIA’s much lauded iCode.

Read more on ZDNet (AU).

Hat-tip, Slashdot.

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