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To: BenLurkin
This will open a whole new can of worms. Like federalizing medical records. (Protected? Right, just as Joe the Plumber's tax returns , not to mention McCain's and Hillary's state department records were “protected”)

Imagine a hacker who takes control of thermostats of absent home owners or thermostats in little used rooms. The owners don't find out until the monthly electric bills arrive.

Or shutting off electricity in rooms where refrigerators allowing the food to rot. The possiblities are as unlimited as the hackers imagination.

And forget about government do-gooders getting control....

7 posted on 03/22/2009 6:44:59 PM PDT by RedMonqey
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To: RedMonqey

I think most of us will be more interested in hacking to stop the intrusion into our thermostats. In fact, it’s a black market business that will probably thrive in that environment. This is good, because guys like me need ways to make a living after these clowns collapse our current system.


8 posted on 03/22/2009 7:48:52 PM PDT by perfect_rovian_storm (We are at an awkward stage: too late to fix things from within and too early to shoot the bastards.)
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