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Re: [Full-disclosure] go public to avoid jail

From: Stephen Mullins <steve.mullins.work_at_nospam>
Date: Thu Apr 29 2010 - 16:32:37 GMT
To: T Biehn <tbiehn@gmail.com>

That might work if you went through some sort of "official" channels
with a bill of sale and so forth. Claiming that you sold it to "some
guy on irc" after a paypal payment cleared your account probably
wouldn't be much of a defense in court.

On Thu, Apr 29, 2010 at 12:05 PM, T Biehn <tbiehn@gmail.com> wrote:
> Or you could just auction it off to the 'highest bidder.'
>
> -Travis
>
> On Tue, Apr 27, 2010 at 6:48 PM, J Roger <securityhocus@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> An important lesson from childhood, sharing, could help keep you out of
>> jail.
>>
>> According to the following (dated) Wired article,
>> http://www.wired.com/threatlevel/2009/12/stephen-watt/ Stephen Watt got
>> screwed because he supplied his friend with a software tool he wrote and his
>> friend used it to commit a crime.
>>
>> Had Stephen released his tool to the public (with as much or as little
>> fanfare as he liked) would he still have gone to jail?
>>
>> He could make a good argument for legitimate uses of his tool as well. It
>> would be useful for anyone performing a PCI penetration test in compliance
>> with PCI DSS 11.3
>>
>> Remember kids, sharing is caring (that you not spend the next 2 years in
>> federal prison)
>>
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