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

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How effective has the law been?

I see attempts to log into our mail server every 10-20 seconds from all over the world, illegal under this act but what's the point of even bothering to call anyone about it? Nobody cares, in terms of stopping crime I think it's less than one milli-percent effective.

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