GOTHENBERG SUMMIT TACKLES INTERNET SECURITY

BY KEITH NUTHALL
The Gothenberg summit of EU leaders, ending Saturday, nodded through an initiative on Internet security from the European Commission that has not been universally acclaimed by industry. Purpose of the Communication from Brussels is to set up "a more collaborative approach to tackle problems like viruses, hacking, denial of service, interception and natural disasters." Among other things this could mean common EU standards for encryption software. Some companies are surprised there was not more consultation on this with industry. And while ...


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