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SB 0024 - Computer Security; persons provide identifying information by falsely representing themselves to be a business; definitions; penalties

Tracking Level: Passed
Sponsor: Staton,Cecil 18th
Last Action: 5/12/2008 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
Senate Committee: S&T
House Committee: JudyNC
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Staff Analysis of the Legislation

SB 24 deals with computer security. The bill states that any person who intentionally with intent to defraud, by means of a web page, electronic mail message, or otherwise through use of the Internet, solicits, requests, or takes any action to induce another person to provide identifying information by representing himself, herself, or itself to be a business without the authority or approval of such business shall be guilty of a felony and shall be punished by imprisonment for not less than one nor more than 20 years, a fine of not less than $1,000.00 nor more than $500,000.00, or both.

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