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DOJ: Fibbing on web sites should be a crime

• Declan McCullagh (CNET)

The U.S. Department of Justice is defending computer hacking laws that make it a crime to use a fake name on Facebook or lie about your weight in an online dating profile.

In a statement obtained by CNET that's scheduled to be delivered tomorrow, the Justice Department argues that it must be able to prosecute violations of Web sites' often-ignored, always-unintelligible "terms of service" policies.

 

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Congress, Obama Administration Want to Make It a Federal Crime To Lie on the Internet

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