'Mafiaboy' Sentenced to 8 Months

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Mafiaboy," the Canadian teenager who launched a denial-of-service attack that paralyzed many of the Internet’s major sites for one week in February 2000, will be spending the next eight months in a…

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Serves him right!

I could understand if he had commited a major offence, but c’mon sending teenager for a very minor offence to a remand centre takes legal side of matters to extremities beyond comprehension. Drug dealers, and rest of the shite like that i can understand, but this defies logic :frowning:

I am in the USA right now

You have to remember that at the moment he is probably a sharp and clever kid and by sending him to a remand home you’ll turn him into a drugged criminal.

He’s a smart kid, he lives right accross the street, about 150 feets from here…

The kid should not be punished is that they bad not having the proper security to deflect the problem. He actually did them a favor by exploiting a problem in our internet community.

Smart kid my ass!!! :frowning: The guy just adapted(by that I mean minor changes) code he stole from other people…

Smart kid my ass!!! :frowning: The guy just adapted(by that I mean minor changes) code he stole from other people…