Monday, November 07, 2005

Is It Time to Regulate the ISP Industry?

CIO Magazine: "As security threats such as DDoS attacks, identity theft and phishing continue to plague the Internet, ISPs find themselves under increasing pressure from business and consumers to eradicate risks before they get to the end users. Because ISPs control the pipes through which information is delivered, many customers, including CIOs, insist that service providers must play a more active role in securing the traffic that they deliver. After all, what's at stake is the viability of the Internet as a medium for commerce, communication and business connectivity into the 21st century and beyond. "

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