Intel 'hacker' sentence expunged

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After a battle lasting more than a decade, in early February 2007 an Oregon court gave a clean slate to former Intel contractor Randall Schwartz who was arrested and convicted for bypassing Intel security systems....

Software Pirate Gets Record Sentence

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The owner of iBackups.net, Nathan Peterson of California, was sentenced to 87 months in prison, the longest sentence ever given for software piracy. He also forfeited nearly all of his assets and agreed to pay...

Record prison sentence for UK game pirate

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Within the UK courts today, the largest sentence was handed for games piracy. Cardiff Crown Court sentenced John Lamb to three and a half years of imprisonment for a counterfeiting offence. John Lamb is 45...

Russian hacker gets 3-year sentence

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Russian hacker, lured to the United States by the FBI under the ruse of a job interview in a case that prompted a sharp rebuke from Moscow, was sentenced Friday to three years in prison...

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