Asia should mandate ISP intervention

Mandatory regulations should be in place in Asia to stipulate how Internet service providers (ISPs) handle infected computers on their network, a Singapore-based analyst has urged. He added that he expects the Singapore government to introduce stringent measures in the near term.Patrick Chan, IDC Asia-Pacific’s chief technology advisor for emerging technologies, told ZDNet Asia in an e-mail interview that he is not aware of any current mandatory regulations or code of practice for handling infected systems in the region. The onus, he said, is on ISPs to maintain in-house procedures and upkeep service-level agreements.,39044215,62061069,00.htm

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