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8/10/2012
Pentagon proposes more robust role for its cyber-specialists

"The Pentagon has proposed that military cyber-specialists be given permission to take action outside its computer networks to defend critical U.S. computer systems — a move that officials say would set a significant precedent."

Annie's take:

This Pentagon proposal is indeed an interesting one, and should be studied further. It's possible that lines could blur between worlds.