Friday, March 02, 2007

US Appeals Court upholds eight year sentence for theft of e-mail addresses

According to Computerworld, a US Appeals Court has upheld the eight year setence for the theft of billions of e-mail addresses from Acxiom: Appeals court: Stiff prison sentence in Acxiom data theft case stands. It's worth noting that the convictions were under the federal hacking staute and not theft of information simpliciter.

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