Punishment inconsistent for convicted hackers

Monday, 11 July 2005, 11:34 AM EST

These cases involving hackers and purveyors of viruses are scaring off individuals from using the Internet. According to a new report by the Pew Internet and American Life Project, 90 percent of Internet users have adjusted their online behavior, fearful of falling prey to tricksters.

By Gene J. Koprowski at TechNewsWorld.

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