[hackmeeting] Fwd: life sentences for malicious hackers

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Mar Jul 16 16:04:02 CEST 2002


IP: House votes 385-3 for wiretaps, life sent.  for malicious hackers

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>Date: Tue, 16 Jul 2002 01:49:27 -0400
>From: Declan McCullagh <declan en well.com>
>Text of bill:
>Who voted (Rep. Ron Paul, Rep. Jeff Miller, Rep. Kucinich opposed):
>    House OKs life sentences for hackers
>    By Declan McCullagh
>    July 15, 2002, 6:00 PM PT
>    WASHINGTON--The House of Representatives on Monday overwhelmingly
>    approved a bill that would allow for life prison sentences for
>    malicious computer hackers.
>    By a 385-3 vote, the House approved a computer crime bill that also
>    expands police ability to conduct Internet or telephone eavesdropping
>    without first obtaining a court order.
>    The Bush administration had asked Congress to approve the Cyber
>    Security Enhancement Act (CSEA) as a way of responding to electronic
>    intrusions, denial of service attacks and the threat of
>    "cyber-terrorism." The CSEA had been written before the Sept. 11
>    terrorist attacks last year, but the events spurred legislators toward
>    Monday evening's near-unanimous vote.
>    [...]
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