British drivers could face jail for using mobile

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In the most serious cases, British motorists caught talking on a hand-held mobile phone or sending a text while driving could be charged with dangerous driving, which carries a two-year maximum sentence and an unlimited...

US spammer gets over two years in jail

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A New York judge has sentenced 28-year-old Todd Moeller to a 27-month term and fined him more than $180,000 after he pleaded guilty earlier this year for his part in a spamming operation that sent...

Dealer of Forged Microsoft Licenses goes to Jail

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A German court has sentenced a 42-year-old Turkish software dealer to two years and 11 months in prison for distributing Microsoft Corp. products with forged licenses. The man was arrested in June 2006 by German...

Yahoo Accused Of Helping China Jail Journalist

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The media watchdog group Reporters Without Borders says Yahoo gave Chinese authorities information that helped track down a journalist who wrote an e-mail about press restrictions. A French media watchdog said Tuesday...

North Carolina Man Gets 9 Years in Jail for Spam

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A North Carolina man was sentenced to nine years in prison for sending hundreds of thousands of "spam" e-mail messages, Virginia prosecutors said on Wednesday. Jeremy Jaynes, of Raleigh, North Carolina was found guilty under...

Software pirates face ten years in jail

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Government backs tougher penalties for those who deal in illegally copied material, including software, as part of a counterfeiting crackdown The House of Commons has agreed to bring in significant changes to...

Man faces jail for Web sales of CDs

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An Austin, Texas, man could face up to $100,000 in fines and a year in jail after pleading guilty to distributing live concert recordings of actor Russell Crowe's band over the Web, U.S. attorneys said....

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