Posts Tagged ‘sentence’

British Student Finally Sentenced for Facebook Hacking in Early 2011

British Student Finally Sentenced for Facebook Hacking in Early 2011

A British student from York who breached Facebook security almost a year ago has just received a sentence of 8 months in the slammer for “the most extensive and flagrant incidence of social media hacking” to be brought before the courts.

The court heard how Glenn Mangham “unlawfully accessed and hacked into the social media …

The Pirate Bay Founders Facing Sentencing in Sweden in Latest Copyright Case

The Pirate Bay Founders Facing Sentencing in Sweden in Latest Copyright Case

More of copyright’s main antagonists have been facing stiff sentences this week as the file-sharing swashbucklers behind The Pirate Bay have been denied a reduced punishment by Sweden’s supreme courts.

Peter Sunde, Fredrik Neij, Gottfrid Svartholm and Carl Lundstrom are the crew which runs the offending Swedish website which boasts the claim of “the most …

British Student Faces Extradition to the US and Five Year Imprisonment for Pirate Link Website

British Student Faces Extradition to the US and Five Year Imprisonment for Pirate Link Website

A British student could be punished with extradition to the States and up to five years imprisonment for linking to copyrighted content on pirate websites. The Sheffield lad didn’t actually host any illegally copied files on his own website, but as a result of his actions the British courts are considering severe sentencing which has …