Tag Info

New answers tagged

-1

First, always get legal counsel but if you aren't sure, assume it's probably illegal. Similar to Brian's comment, my opinion is that if you are passive scanning only then you probably will be okay assuming you aren't doing it too much. Unfortunately I can't define "too much" because it depends on the target system's monitoring capabilities. This site ...


3

I don't think the method of connection (browser, netcat, curl, etc) is as important as the actions of the connector. A webserver is set up to serve content, so if you are simply requesting content I think you're ok... just don't cross the line into mal-intent. Disclaimer: I'm not an attorney and this is simply my opinion.


1

Laws vary by country and state, check with a local legal authority. Generally speaking, unauthorized connection to a network can get you in trouble.


1

Is cryptography legal in India? Yes, it is legal. If yes, then what type of encryption is not allowed? Short answer is that there is no specific standard. I found this website that explains various facts. I would recommend to go through it. The [Department of Telecommunications (DoT)] is responsible for deciding what bits are allowed to route ...


1

As of today, India does not have any clear and well established laws and policies regarding encryption or encryption techniques to secure electronic communication. The extant laws only prescribe for use of such encryption standards or algorithms which are well established and in conformity with the international standards. As per Rule 5.2(6) of the ...


3

"Legal" means that it depends on the jurisdiction, so you will get at least one answer per country, and in some cases (e.g. federal states like the USA) many distinct answers for a single country. Usually, in a business context, employees have a right, and an expectation, of privacy, meaning that spying upon their activities is not legal; employers cannot ...


2

PHI means having any piece of identifying information linked with any type of clinical data -- e.g. a diagnosis, CPT code, etc. Therefore, an internal patient identifier on its own is not considered PHI. The release of a simple internal identifier is not a breach, nor is it in violation of any HIPAA regulations I am aware of. Once that identifier can be ...


2

Laws are meant to provide protection to the general populace from criminal elements (in theory, at least-- I'm not going to debate here if most laws are meant to protect the commoner or those with the most power and/or money or other factors). We have laws so they can act as a deterrent to criminal behavior and help maintain order in society. This is true ...



Top 50 recent answers are included