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...

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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