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Use a honeypot, go to prison?


---SNIP--- Use a honeypot, go to prison? By Kevin Poulsen, SecurityFocus Posted: 17/04/2003 at 14:47 GMT

Using a honeypot to detect and monitor computer intruders might put you on the working end of federal wiretapping beef, or even get you sued by the next hacker that sticks his nose in the trap, a Justice Department attorney warned Wednesday.

"There are some legal issues here, and they are not necessarily trivial, and they're not necessarily easy," said Richard Salgado, senior counsel for the Department of Justice's computer crime unit, speaking at the RSA Conference here Wednesday.

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