Tag Archives: cybercrime

Posted 4 years ago in Crime Internet Law by Betsy Kim  
What To Do about Data Privacy Breaches? [Infographic]

So much of people’s private lives is stored online. With the escalation in cybercrimes, Internet users understandably have concerns over the security of personal data. Lawyers.com reported California recently updated internet privacy laws. The Unisys infographic below shows how the government is fighting cybercrime. Yet Americans are split on whether private companies that hold personal data should be required to tell the government about cyber attacks. Should a law require companies, such as hospitals, banks, telecom providers and airlines to …

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Posted 5 years ago in Criminal Law Internet Law by Michele Bowman  
Sarah Palin’s Hacker Turned Down by Supreme Court

The U.S. Supreme Court on Oct. 1 declined to review the felony criminal conviction of the son of a Democratic Tennessee state legislator who hacked into the email account of 2008 Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin and posted her emails and login information on the Internet. David Kernell served a year and a day in federal prison in Kentucky and is currently on probation. Kernell’s case was “honored” on Oct. 3 as the biggest controversy in the history of …

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