23
Sep/04

House Bill On False Whois Data Passes


CNN.COM reports:

The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday approved a bill that would increase jail time for identity thieves and Web users who register sites under false identities.

The bill, which passed by voice vote, would not directly outlaw the use of fraudulent registration information.

Rather, it would increase by up to seven years the prison terms of those convicted of felonies.

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