8 stories
today

California Bill Criminalizing Online Impersonations In Effect

California’s SB 1411, which adds a layer of criminal and civil penalties for certain online impersonations, goes into effect starting today. The consequences include a fine of up to $1,000, and/ or up to a year in jail.

So don’t go and do something crazy like impersonate Google CEO Eric Schmidt on Facebook. There may be consequences.

Further reading: , ,