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Private “hackback” is back in the news, with Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.) raising the issue of “how and when to license hack-back authority so capable, responsible private-sector actors can deter foreign aggression.” Encouraging online vigilantism in cyberspace is fraught with peril. It threatens to make a chaotic cyber battleground more dangerous and takes the government off the hook for protecting us in cyberspace.


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