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Legal Update: New Computer Misuse Act

Posted: 06-May-2015 15:55:00

Until recent months, under the Computer Misuse Act, the maximum punishment that can be imposed for the most serious computer hacking offences is a 10 year jail sentence and/or a fine.

The government have quietly updated the Computer Misuse and as of the 3rd May, life imprisonment will be a possible consequence for breach of the new rules.

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