Computer hacking laws discussed in Parliament

Wednesday, 8 March 2006, 2:21 AM EST

The House of Commons heard the first reading of The Police and Justice Bill yesterday which, if approved, could lead to tougher prison sentences for computer hackers and virus writers.

Home secretary Charles Clarke outlined details of the legislation, including an update of the 1990 Computer Misuse Act.

At Computing.

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