International law requires anyone receiving an SOS to "proceed with all possible speed" to help -- a "duty to assist." But despite cyber-attacks like the one that hit Google in China, there is no "duty to assist" on the internet. Temple University professors Duncan B. Hollis and David G. Post say that needs to change.
Do Cyber-Attacks Require a 'Duty to Assist'?
The Legal Intelligencer
April 29, 2010
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