Trust-based internet accountability: Requirements and legal ramifications

Sudhir Aggarwal, Zhenhai Duan, Faye Jones, Wayne Liu

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The article describes a trust management framework that is aimed to support the lack of accountability in Internet systems to address the root cause of various online attacks. It discusses ways on how to incorporate trust-based accountability model into Internet systems which is complementary to current security models and is based on implementing four key features. It states that the four key features of security models include identification, authorization, and attestation.
Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)3-15
Number of pages13
JournalJournal of Internet Law
Issue number10
StatePublished - Apr 1 2010


  • Liability (Law)
  • Computer security
  • Internet laws
  • Internet -- Administration
  • Computer crime prevention


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