Lawmakers consider updates to hacking laws in light of Aaron Swartz's suicide.

program: 
Evening News
program date: 
Fri, 02/15/2013

Lawmakers are using the death of Internet activist Aaron Swartz to speak out against the Justice Department's heavy handed application of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act.

A number of bills have been proposed to reduce the criminal penalties for some computer crimes.

For more KBOO’s Joe Meyer spoke with author and former federal prosecutor Peter Toren.

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