Crime laws related to cybercrime have become an integral part of functioning. Laws liek the Ntaional Infrastructure Protection Centre Advisory of 1996, Distributed Denial of Services Act and the like are stepping stone towards attaining a reduction in activities related to crime on the internet.
The various laws that come under the purview of cybercrime have been implemented at the federal, state and local levels with great penetration and equanimity. There have been numerous cases wherein these laws have been utilised to provide justice and punish the miscreants. IN fact, most of the cases have been put in by the US government, against individuals or groups who have violated the code of conduct that the laws prescribe.
The website lists out a number of cases, out of which the recent one named, is that of US vs. Arabo. The lead of the case study states, "NEWARK, N.J. -- A Michigan man was sentenced today to 30 months in prison for conspiring to conduct highly destructive computer attacks on competitors of his online sportswear business, including a web-based New Jersey company, U.S. Attorney Christopher J. Christie announced."
Another example of a case under this purview says, "WASHINGTON -- Kenneth Kwak, 34, of Chantilly, Va., was sentenced today by U.S. ...