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

Pavel Machek (
Thu, 27 Sep 2001 14:21:01 +0000


> > 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...

It would be fun to try to enforce that. Few million windows users in jail
-- that sounds like bad enough to kill stupid law.

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