Reply to post: Re: This seems out of proportion to the offense

National Lottery Sentry MBA hacker given nine months in jail after swiping just £5

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Re: This seems out of proportion to the offense

it cost a charitable organisation £230K to respond to the attacks

They would say that, wouldn't they. Like the US DoD, which claimed that Gary McKinnon had caused $700,000 worth of damage to their computer systems by deleting files that should have been easily restorable from backups in a few minutes.

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