Teen hacker escapes punishment

Friday, 4 November 2005, 1:05 AM EST

A judge has ruled that there was no case to answer after presiding over the trial of a teenager who allegedly flooded his former employer's email system with five million messages.

The ruling has called into question the effectiveness of the Computer Misuse Act (CMA) in prosecuting such cases.

By Ken Young at vnunet.

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