Re: [OT] New Anti-Terrorism Law makes "hacking" punishable by life in prison

From: Dan Hollis (
Date: Mon Sep 24 2001 - 19:40:39 EST

On 24 Sep 2001, Michael Rothwell wrote:
> I wonder if I could be put in jail next week because of all that stupid
> cuecat stuff I was involved in?

The "WEP crack" fallout will be interesting to watch also.

In theory under the new law anyone whos computer was infected by
nimda/codered could be imprisoned for life -- the new law says nothing
about intent. So basically we would have a few million microsoft windows
users serving life sentences...


[-] Omae no subete no kichi wa ore no mono da. [-]

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