Reply to post: @Allan George Dyer - Re: National Security Law

Kids in Hong Kong and other highly surveilled states worry infosec careers are just asking for trouble

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@Allan George Dyer - Re: National Security Law

Oh yeah ? Then read this : (especially the Arrest and prosecution section of the article) and come back and lecture us about it.

In case of TL;DR, here's the interesting bit: [QUOTE] According to state and federal authorities, Swartz used JSTOR, a digital repository, to download a large number of academic journal articles through MIT's computer network over the course of a few weeks in late 2010 and early 2011. At the time, Swartz was a research fellow at Harvard University, which provided him with a JSTOR account. Visitors to MIT's "open campus" were authorized to access JSTOR through its network.[/QUOTE]

If I'm not mistaking, those laws are still valid.

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