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- Diana Mertz Hsieh
July 20, 2012, 5:12 pm
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( http://www.PhilosophyInAction.com/ ), I'll answer a question on the
morality of exposing security flaws that might be of interest. The
"Is it moral to post information on security flaws that can help
criminals better commit crimes? Some people publish information on
how to pick locks or how to bypass computer password protection
programs. Yes, sometimes this information might be used by good people
to better protect themselves, but it's likely that criminals will use
it to commit crimes, perhaps crimes that they'd not have attempted
otherwise. Can the person posting the information rightly say, "This
information can be used for both good or bad purposes, and I'm not
morally responsible for what someone else chooses to do with it"?"
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