[Owasp-dotnet] fw:...and so another door closes...
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Thu Oct 6 14:07:47 EDT 2005
>Judge Purdy accepted that Cuthbert had not intended to cause any
>damage, and also pointed out there was almost no case law in this area.
I don't know about the UK, but in the US, this case would have a good
chance at appeal.
Is there an equivalent to the EFF or ACLU in the UK?
At 09:06 AM 10/6/2005, you wrote:
>Today is a very very very sad day :(
>This has massive implications for our industry will probably make
>everybody that uses a computer in the UK a criminal (note that this
>is the first 'proper' CMA section 1 conviction)
>I wish the best of luck to Daniel (a good friend) and I hope that he
>will recover from this and rebuild his Security carrer (since he is
>a damm good security consultant)
>My crime: Making a computer perform a function
>My punishment: no career, no ability to earn money using that career
>and being perceived as a person who did the worst thing to a
>For those who havent heard, they decided that what i did was the
>worst thing in the world and decided i was guilty. To make matters
>worse, they also decided that ruining my career and making me damn
>near bankrupt was enough, they decided that a 1000 pound fine was the
>way to really rub it in.
>The judge didnt seem to care that i dont have any money and then
>telling me i can spend 4 weeks in jail if i cant afford to pay.
>One thing ive learnt is that the Police in this cuntry will do
>anything to get their way, including lying under oath in front of a
>Thanks for all the support i've had, especially to:
>Martin & Jane
>The sectech gang
>Mark @ eds
>everyone at uncon
>Now if everyone who does notice someone performing a function in
>their server logs could contact the CCU, you would be making the
>world a better place from these "evil hackers"
>ps.. if anyone does know anyone in photography (my new career), i'd
>love any help i could get in moving into that field :0)
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