Tag Archives: Department of Justice

News: Tougher Sentences For Hackers?

By | October 3, 2003

 It’s about to get tougher for hackers and virus writers, or at least for those who get caught. TechNews.com  reports that those convicted will soon will face significantly harsher penalties under new guidelines which focus on the harm caused. Hackers, for example, will face up to a 25 percent increase in their sentences if they hijack e-mail accounts or… Read More »

Loose Wire: Actually Bill, No,

By | January 10, 2002

Loose Wire: Actually Bill, No, I Can’t By Jeremy Wagstaff 12/13/2001 Far Eastern Economic Review (Copyright (c) 2001, Dow Jones & Company, Inc.) I’m frankly flabbergasted that the Microsoft antitrust trial in the United States is reaching such an ignominious end. But am I alone in my righteous indignation? I won’t bore you with the details, but the… Read More »

Column: Microsoft antitrust

By | December 6, 2001

Loose Wire: Actually Bill, No, I Can’t   By Jeremy Wagstaff , from the 13 December 2001 edition of the Far Eastern Economic Review, (c) 2001, Dow Jones & Company, Inc.   I’m frankly flabbergasted that the Microsoft antitrust trial in the United States is reaching such an ignominious end. But am I alone in my righteous indignation?… Read More »