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Yes, Prime Minister, rewrite the Computer Misuse Act: Brit infosec outfits urge reform

Mike Richards

Re: Good

The later amendments to the CMA are especially poor. Most notably, The Police and Justice Act 2006 Section 37 (Making, supplying or obtaining articles for use in computer misuse offences) created a new section 3A in the CMA which effectively makes a lot of cyber security tools illegal in the eyes of a well-motivated prosecutor.

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