Skip to comments.Obama administration seeking tougher penalties for cybercrimes like hacking [hacking = RICO?]
Posted on 09/08/2011 8:03:32 AM PDT by NativeNewYorker
The Obama administration is seeking tougher sentences for people who are found guilty of hacking or other digital offenses, two officials said Wednesday...
The administration argues the Racketeering Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act should be updated to make CFAA offenses subject to its terms. That law is used to prosecute organized crime
(Excerpt) Read more at thehill.com ...
Sounds like they fear somebody digging up some dirt on Ubama.
How about death penalty for virus writers?
Also - a great reward program for virus FINDERS
You gotta give them an incentive to still find these holes, but no incentive to USE them
- That law (RICO) is used to prosecute organized crime
They don’t seem to be doing a very good job of prosecuting the current WH administration.
We have all seen how much RICO is violated by by everyone exept this administration. (sarc) How do they get away with this stuff?
Starting with the son of the Tennessee Democrat who hacked Palin’s accounts? Perhaps a year in a luxury camp is not punishment enough?
Even a broken clock is correct twice a day. I think it’s a good idea.
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Government-sponsored, or government-friendly hacking will of course be exempt.