Post by Sylvia Else
X steals the online identity of Y.
Are we talking about X losing X's lunch, or X losing Y's lunch?
You really need to be more careful when phrasing your questions.
People called anon dont care who steals their ID , they have no online
cred to protect
people who steal online ID should lose both hands at the shoulder , if
I get to them before the courts do
Jail for Facebook spoof Moroccan
Mr Mourtada said his fake Facebook profile was just a bit of fun
A Moroccan computer engineer has been sentenced to three years in jail
for setting up a Facebook profile in the name of a another person
Fouad Mourtada was arrested on 5 February on suspicion of stealing the
identity, court also ordered Mr Mourtada, 26, to pay a $1,300 fine.
The prosecution had urged the court to impose a sentence which set an
example for others.
Mr Mourtada was convicted of "villainous practices linked to the
alleged theft of the identity".
In his defence, he said , and that the Facebook entry was just
intended to be a bit of fun.
A website supporting him published a letter addressed to the victim
apologising for the incident.
The letter, reportedly penned by Mr Mourtada's family, requested
"Fouad Mourtada, like thousands of people who create fake profiles of
well-known personalities or celebrities on Facebook, has in no way
acted in a willingness to cause nuisance " the letter on the Help
Fouad website reads.
Earlier this week some Moroccan bloggers went "on strike", suspending
their regular blog entries for 24 hours in protest at Mr Mourtada's
According to the website, he told family members who visited him in
jail that he had been blindfolded and beaten unconscious at the time
of his arrest.