CFAA 2013: Congress' new draft could incarcerate teenagers that read news onlineSubmitted by Bob-45 on Wed, 04/10/2013 - 06:25
International Business Times
Thu, 04 Apr 2013 12:23 CDT
Minors could become "criminals" by misrepresenting their age to access news sites, according to proposed changes to an anti-hacking law.
Reading the news should be an essential habit, especially for students and children, yet anyone under 18 found browsing through the news online could hypothetically face jail time under the latest draft of proposed changes to the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, which is supposed to be "rushed" to Congress during its "cyber week" in the middle of April.
You can read these proposed alterations to the bill in its entirety here.