Sunday, 31 December 2006

Computer Crime, UK Laws

Here in the UK computer crime is covered by The Computer Misuse Act of 1990. You can read the details here.

As of November 2006 an update to this law has been passed that makes it illegal to launch a DOS (Denial of Service) attack within the UK. Details of the update can be found here.

Further interesting details on UK Computer Law can be found by following this link.

The Data Protection Act of 1998 and the Regulation of Investigative Powers Act 2000 may also be of interest.

"It is not giving children more that spoils them; it is giving them more to avoid confrontation." - John Gray

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