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RE: Summary of CyberCrime treaty discussions



I'm in - sign me as:

David LeBlanc, Ph.D.
Microsoft Information Security

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Rob Clyde [mailto:rclyde@AXENT.COM]
> Sent: Monday, May 15, 2000 4:02 PM
> To: sal@CERT.MIL; cve-editorial-board-list@lists.mitre.org
> Subject: RE: Summary of CyberCrime treaty discussions
>
>
> Agreed.  Let's sign it and send it.
>
> -Rob
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From:	Scott Lawler [SMTP:sal@CERT.MIL]
> > Sent:	Monday, May 15, 2000 11:29 AM
> > To:	cve-editorial-board-list@lists.mitre.org
> > Subject:	Re: Summary of CyberCrime treaty discussions
> >
> > Gene brings up an important point.  Let's sign and move on.
> >
> > We could continue to deliberate the pros and cons of
> signing in various
> > ways with some of us representing our organizations and others not.
> > That debate could rage for another week...plus add a week
> or longer to
> > get organizational coordination (and all the associated "happy" to
> > "glad" changes and approvals through our organizational
> structures...and
> > this board again).  Representing the US Department of Defense...that
> > coordination will never happen in a timely manner.
> >
> > In the interest of time, I recommend we all sign with a common
> > disclaimer that these are our "professional opinions and
> may or may not
> > represent the official position of our organizations" and
> leave it at
> > that.   If we use the 2-column method, it may distract the
> readers into
> > wondering why we did that.  It would make me think there was
> > disagreement on the content.  I would prefer the reader focus on the
> > content and not the signature pages.
> >
> > Let's sign and move on.
> >
> > Scott
> >
> > SCOTT A. LAWLER, CISSP
> > DOD CERT
> >
> > ====================================
> >
> > Gene Spafford wrote:
> > >
> > > I think we need to sign the letter and get it out soon.
> > >
> > > >*** Nations team up to fight cybercrime
> > > >
> > > >(AP) - In an age when cybercriminals can reach across
> borders with
> > > >the click of a mouse, the world's leaders are realizing they will
> > > >have to work together to crack down on Internet attacks. Starting
> > > >Monday, leaders from Group of Eight countries will be in
> Paris for a
> > > >three-day discussion of Internet crime. Separately, the 41-nation
> > > >Council of Europe, working with the United States,
> Canada, Japan and
> > > >South Africa, is drafting a treaty to standardize cyber
> crime laws.
> > > >Though their efforts preceded the appearance of the
> "Love Bug" virus,
> > > >the attack that crippled corporate and government
> networks around the
> > > >globe earlier this month may have boosted the sense of
> urgency among
> > > >government leaders to implement Internet safeguards and
> create ways
> > > >to fight crime in cyberspace. See
> > > >http://www.infobeat.com/stories/cgi/story.cgi?id=2566529608-d42
>

 
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