Nznogers may want to note that as of today (1st October) the
Crimes Amendment Act 2003 (previously the Crimes Amendment
Bill no 6) came into force.
This Act, amending the 1961 Crimes Act, may potentially
affect many internet users and providers (esp the
unauthorised access provisions). It has been commonly known
as the anti-hacking bill.
InternetNZ in July prepared a brief paper on aspects of the
Act which may affect internet users and providers. The
paper is at
The revised Crimes Act is not yet online but I have the key
clauses in electronic format if anyone would like a copy.