Wednesday, May 24, 2017

News:: The law isn’t ready for the internet of sexual assault

If the Mirai botnet taught us anything, it's that no device connected to the internet is safe from hacking.

In that incident, malware hijacked thousands of devices, including DVRs, modems and security cameras. But as the worlds of sex and technology begin to intersect, the threat of hacking will enter a new, potentially more dangerous realm. Already, one connected vibrator has had its security called into question, and it won't be the last. When the inevitable happens, is there a legal framework to deal with such a crime?

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