Punishments for the computer-related offenses

(a) What punishment or other remedy does the law provide for the computer-related offenses you identified in question 1.1(a) (felony, misdemeanor, or other [a stern chastisement? civil damages?]), and what are the likely sentences for any federal crimes? Briefly explain or defend your answer and if you need additional facts, please describe them and explain what difference they would make.
(b) Do you believe these punishments are too severe, not severe enough, or just about right? Do you believe that the punishments are subject to any significant ambiguities, gaps, or omis-sions? Briefly explain or defend your answer even if you believe the punishments are just about right.

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