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Re: Stealth Blocking
From: Valdis.Kletnieks () vt edu
Date: Thu, 24 May 2001 11:04:24 -0400

On Thu, 24 May 2001 09:30:33 EDT, Jason Slagle said:
Last time I checked the law of the land said if it's my machine, I can
decide who connects to it.  And who sends me mail..

Be careful, it's not as clear-cut as it may seem.  At least in one US District
Court, portscanning was held to be legal (or more precisely, that you couldn't
count the cost of investigating one against damages)...


                                Valdis Kletnieks
                                Operating Systems Analyst
                                Virginia Tech

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