Jennifer Lawrence’s hacker gets 8 months in prison

The man who hacked Jennier Lawrence, a Connecticut man who also hacked into more than 200 iCloud accounts of Hollywood stars and other people has been sentenced to eight months in prison. George Garofano was sentenced on Wednesday in federal court in Bridgeport. After prison, he must serve three years of supervised release and perform [...]

By |2018-08-31T13:00:41+01:00August 31st, 2018|Crime, Cyberlaw, International Law, Law|

Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom loses extradition appeal

New Zealand's Court of Appeal has ruled that Internet entrepreneur Kim Dotcom, born Kim Schmitz, is eligible for extradition to the United States. The German national, who is accused of industrial-scale online piracy, had asked the court to overturn two previous rulings that he and his three co-accused be sent to the US to face [...]

By |2018-07-05T09:15:48+01:00July 5th, 2018|Courts, Cyberlaw, Intellectual Property, International Law|

Social media – the new frontier in the workplace

Kristy Preece had just cleared the Ferry Boat Pub in Runcorn in Cheshire. The shift on May 24th, 2010, had been difficult – mainly because of two abusive customers called Brian and Sandra. Ms Preece, a shift manager, had been threatened with a cane. Not unreasonably, she asked the elderlies to leave the pub. Under protest, they [...]

By |2015-03-02T12:32:24+00:00March 2nd, 2015|Cyberlaw, News, Uncategorized|

Digital evidence requires an understanding of cyberlaw

How is the criminal justice system learning to cope with the unique complexities of cyberlaw with the analysis of mobile phone data, satellite imagery and emails? And that’s before you add in all the potentially sensitive material on social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Flickr and Instagram. Advances in cyberlaw and forensic science, [...]

By |2015-02-03T16:11:29+00:00February 3rd, 2015|Cyberlaw, International Law|
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