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Changes to the Identity Theft Enforcement and Restitution Act of 2008

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What changes are involved with the Identity Theft Enforcement and Restitution Act of 2008?
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According to a recent Washington Post article, under current federal cybercrime laws, prosecutors must show that the illegal activity caused at least $5,000 in damages before they can bring charges for unauthorized access to a computer. The new law eliminates that requirement.

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First published on 10/20/2008

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