by Mike Masnick
Mon, May 18th 2009 9:22am
In the Lori Drew case, she was convicted for "computer hacking" because she violated MySpace's terms of service by setting up a profile of a fake person. And for this, she deserves years in jail? Well, if that's the case, reader Roni Evron wants to know if some police officers are going to face the same charges after they set up a fake Facebook profile in order to bust up an after-prom high school party. Apparently, they set up a fake Facebook profile and friended a bunch of the kids at school, who apparently were "cavalier about accepting people into their network of friends." That, of course, is fine... but it's basically the same thing that Drew was arrested and convicted of doing.
If you liked this post, you may also be interested in...
- Newsflash: Car Network Security Is Still A Horrible, Very Dangerous Joke
- Marital Infidelity Site AshleyMadison Hacked, But Claims No One Should Worry Since It DMCA'd All Leaked Copies
- Dutch Government Moves To Let Intelligence Community Have More Hacking & Mass Surveillance Powers
- The Cardinal Way: FBI Investigating STL Cardinals For Hacking Into Astros Database
- Hacking Policy Through Innovation, Not Lobbying