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Should companies be allowed to defend themselves from cyber-crooks by being allowed to “hack back”—using hacker-like techniques to recover stolen intellectual property and frustrate their assailants?
Yes, digital defenses such as firewalls are no match for criminal organizations and state-sponsored hackers :
55% - Votes: 403
No, instead of fighting back companies can do a better job of protecting themselves from hackers :
26% - Votes: 190
No, allowing digital vigilantism will only make the situation worse :
19% - Votes: 138