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SB 1480 Malicious impersonation by computer; penalty.

Introduced by: John S. Edwards | all patrons    ...    notes | add to my profiles

SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED:

Digital impersonation; penalty. Provides that it is a Class 1 misdemeanor for a person to knowingly and with malice impersonate a living individual without his authorization through the use of a computer and with the intent to defraud or injure that person in his reputation, trade, business, or profession. The bill provides that an impersonation is credible if a reasonable person would believe the defendant was in fact the person who was impersonated.


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