Web Surfers License

By Deane Barker on September 12, 2003

Should License Be Required to Go Online?: Interesting, in a “not ever going to happen” type of way.

“A virus fouls your computer and you haplessly pass it on. Advertising software loads stealthily on your machine. Your password gets stolen because of your neglect. Or the music industry sues you because of something your kids or grandkids did on your computer. …

So why not institute mandatory education before people can go online? After all, motorists must obtain licenses before they can legally hit the road, and computers are much more complicated.”