APIG chairman Derek Wyatt MP said: "We hope that the government adopts the measures proposed in the bill as a matter of urgency, reflecting the significant threat that cyber crime poses to the UK."
Harris believes that with so much of UK business depending on the Internet, it is only right to increase the penalties for computer hackers who disrupt internet sites or other computer systems. Right now, he says, too many attackers go unpunished and it is time to change that with stiff penalties for those who are caught.
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