Apr 302013

As cyberthreats mount, hacker’s conviction underscores criticism of government overreach.” The feds just won a conviction and jail time for a self-described ‘hacker’ whose ostensible crime was, at its core, downloading some addresses he found in the open at one web site and giving it to the media. Said a GWU law professor of this case (in the linked article): “If the courts say it can be a crime just to visit a Web site, we’re all in trouble.”

 Posted by at 8:02 am on April 30, 2013