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[Discuss] External network scanning service

On 3/27/2015 4:28 PM, Tom Metro wrote:
> So why the lack of SaaS offerings? Is it due to technical reasons or
> because of fear of liability?

Liability most likely. Given how computer crimes are charged and 
prosecuted in the US, a complete port scan of a node, from port 1 to 
port 65K could be 65,534 felony charges each with a possible 1-3 year 
prison sentence if convicted.

I for one would be wary of selling services that could land me enough 
prison time to factor RSA keys by hand.

Rich P.

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