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Articles tagged with: australian

Woman Racks Up 200K In Data Charges

We have just learned that a 33 year old woman from Australia is in debt of $193,187.43 after being sentenced to a year and a half in prison for stealing a SIM card from a utility meter. The woman’s name is Kylie Maree Monks and the sentence came after she plead guilty to computer-related fraud, receiving stolen property, and one count of making a false statement.

She was also charged for stealing a SIM card from a utility meter, that had a WiFi connection Telstra’s wireless broadband network.

When Trolling Goes Too Far, Consequences Emerge

According to the Brisbane Times, a man has been jailed for 7.5 months and has five more to go before he is released. What was he jailed for? Trolling on Facebook. Now, when we think about trolling, we are usually thinking about the milder form of some guy using really dry humor to get a rise out of people. I’ll even admit to having trolled a few times over Internet forums because I find nothing wrong with dry humor, except that it sometimes annoys other people. However, 29-year-old Paul Hampson, the man who was jailed, took “trolling” to the extreme when he…