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Is Any Computer Crime Not Legal In The UK?

from the time-to-move dept

It looks like the UK is having a bad, bad week when it comes to fighting computer crime. Already, we've had a story showing that denial of service attacks are legal and the UK government reminded everyone that spamming businesses is legal. Now, to add to that, experts are saying that Sony's now infamous rootkit is actually perfectly legal in the UK, because the end user license agreement reveals just enough to make it legal, and limits any legal liability to $5.

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    Tyler, Nov 4th, 2005 @ 11:12am

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    Wow....UK is the hackers safe heaven.

     

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    Clouser, Nov 5th, 2005 @ 12:36pm

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    Let freedom reign here in the UK!

     

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    clouser, Nov 5th, 2005 @ 12:37pm

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    ...and the place to be if you are an online gaming (gambling) entrepreneur! Tax free.

     

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    Adam, Nov 6th, 2005 @ 9:10pm

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    Checking to see if the site you just gave your credit card number too really was who they claim to be is illegal in the UK

    http://www.theregister.co.uk/2005/10/06/tsunami_hacker_convicted/

     

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