Hackers face backlash

    Date08 Oct 2001
    CategoryHacks/Cracks
    3149
    Posted ByAnthony Pell
    As the US considers new anti-hacking laws, security experts say the measures are in line with the real threat of online terrorism New anti-hacking laws are being proposed in the US to prevent terrorism, and UK security experts are calling for similar measures to be adopted globally.. . . As the US considers new anti-hacking laws, security experts say the measures are in line with the real threat of online terrorism New anti-hacking laws are being proposed in the US to prevent terrorism, and UK security experts are calling for similar measures to be adopted globally.

    The US attorney general John Ashcroft has proposed that the offence of hacking should be covered by the US Anti-Terrorism Act. This could lead to penalties of life imprisonment for hacking offences, and broader powers for law enforcement agencies.

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