MPs reassess computer crime laws

Tuesday, 23 March 2004, 1:29 PM EST

UK legislation aimed at protecting computer users from hackers and spammers is to investigated by an influential group of MPs.

The All Party Parliamentary Internet Group is to look at whether the laws need updating as e-crime becomes more prevalent and sophisticated.

The MPs will question industry figures, government officials and the public on possible revisions to the law. The group is due to report its findings in June.

At BBC.

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