Should Spyware Distributors Be Locked Up?

William Kovacic, an FTC Commissioner speaking at a Senate Commerce Committee said most spyware distributors “can only be described as vicious organized criminals.” Oh really? From CNET:

“Many of most serious wrongdoers we observed in this area, I believe, are only going to be deterred if their freedom is withdrawn,” so it’s important for the FTC to collaborate on its cases with criminal law enforcement authorities, Kovacic said.

What do you guys think? Lock ’em up? —MEGHANN MARCO

FTC official: Let’s imprison spyware distributors [CNet] (Thanks jpc!)

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