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Open your doors to white hats before black hats blow them off, US deputy AG urges big biz

Nick Kew

Sounds useful

Top law official says welcome white hats.

That could be genuinely useful for some of those who find themselves charged with "hacking". Like "shoot the messenger" prosecutions against researchers who report a bug. Or cases like Randal Schwartz. Tell the court their overlord sees a distinction between hat colours, and argue that the prosecution has to show something bad, like malicious intent or actual damage.

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