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Fraudulent Online Identity Sanctions Act: empowering law enforcement or limiting privacy?

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The government plays a greater role in punishing those who conceal their identities online, particularly when they do so in furtherance of a serious criminal offense or in violation of a federally protected intellectual property right. The Fraudulent Online Identity Sanctions Act proposes increased prison time for those who provide false contact information to a domain name registrar and then use that online location in committing a trademark or copyright infringement felony.

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IEEE Distributed Systems Online  (Volume:5 ,  Issue: 4 )