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Three types of online attack: Mikko Hypponen on TED.com

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Cybercrime expert Mikko Hypponen talks us through three types of online attack on our privacy and data — and only two are considered crimes. (Recorded at TEDxBrussels 2011, November 2011, in Brussels, Belgium. Duration: 9:23)

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  • Irina Trofimova commented on Jan 20 2012

    The Distributors (Publishing Houses, TV/music networks, etc =the old infrastructure) label the FreeNetwork access to the product as a theft/immoral labels, but in reality it is Distributors who do the largest robbery. They charge us 20 times more of the production cost, and give to the author 1-5% of their profit. Thus they commit a double robbery – 1) from the author and 2) from the public. Springer, for example, gives the authors just 2-10 copies of their books (no $$), additional the authors should buy out for a discounted price, and these books are not cheep love stories, 80-140$ each – the authors should be gifted mathematicians and physicists, spending decades learning hard science. Plus poor authors who are already dead feed Distributors with our money – it is not a Copyrights law, it is a Public RobbyRight law. There is no need for us to feed these sharks, if we have an alternative infrastructure – we just need to show that Dirstributores capitalaze on the use of moral labels