Just how much force will Microsoft exert?

by Andy Oram

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Microsoft wants to stop the publication of security exploits. When I see Congress lumping computer intrusions together with terrorist acts, and when I see a phrase in the article like, "Microsoft intends to force the issue"--particularly in the shadow of the Sklyarov arrest--I worry whether it will soon become illegal to publish software that could be used to exploit security holes.