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Well, now we have graphic proof of that proposition. The chart below was created by Rachel Nyswander Thomas, a graduate student at Georgetown University, as part of her thesis “Securing Cyberspace Through Public Private Partnership: A Comparative Analysis of Partnership Models” and is republished here with her kind permission.
What the graphic shows is the radical proliferation of sharing structures across the cyber domain. Even though I study this area, there are a few on the chart that are unfamiliar to me. As Thomas rightly notes, we need a new model. While the McCain bill would leave this structure unchanged (I guess on the theory that you can only make it worse) the Lieberman-Collins bill would have added at least one more exchange. If it replaced all these others it might be an improvement – if it just added to them … perhaps not.