Missouri governor wants to charge a journalist with a crime because they found a bug in the government web site, anyone else find this just so stupid?

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So the Missouri governor is trying to charge a journalist with a felony because this journalist right clicked on the government page, and clicked view page source, and found out that the page had hundreds of thousands of social security numbers exposed in plain text, and rather than publicizing it via an article, they reported the bug so this t it could be fixed.. Rather than being grateful to them for finding it, they are trying to have them fined and jailed.

As an IT person this just smacks of stupidity. Just straight up stupidity. If you're not intelligent enough to understand that they are trying to help you and stop this becoming a massive problem, you have no business being Governor let alone trying to charge someone with a crime.

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Missouri governor wants to charge a journalist with a crime because they found a bug in the government web site, anyone else find this just so stupid?
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