"From open internet, Jennifer shifts gears to laws around internet security. She says, "There is software in everything, and if we're not allowed to study that, we're just going to be surrounded by black boxes that do things we cannot understand."
"What good is an open network that is too dangerous to use? Security has a tension with openness, but it's also true that if the network isn't secure and safe, people aren't going to use it," Granick said. Or even when they are using it, they will fall down on their faces when another impact team comes out with another dump of data from Ashley Madison. "