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Jamaica passes CyberCrime Bill..

December 20, 2009 Leave a comment

This week (18th December 2009) Jamaica moved its Cyber Crime bill into law making it possible to prosecute hackers and people who use nefarious popups to collect personal data. The Jamaica Observer reports-

The Bill, which was passed with eight amendments, will see persons convicted of breaches facing a maximum sentence of 10 years’ imprisonment and a minimum of two years; or slapped with fines ranging from between $2 million and $5 million. Read more…