The current maximum sentence is six months, but in the light of some particularly heinous trolling in recent times, that is being upped substantially.
The crowd-funding site has pulled the project, which had already secured more than $500,000, amid concerns surrounding where the device came from and question marks over its security claims.
As the winter winds swirl ever closer, Dyson has announced a brand new product to tackle a triumvirate of cold weather woes - the Dyson Air humidifier.
The device was put on pre-order before the Federal Communications Commission had actually given it the green light, embarrassingly for Google.
Google is going to try to point search engine users to legitimate sources by several new means, and will further down-rank DMCA violating sites.
IBM is pushing forward with shedding its hardware side, with the latest business to get the elbow being chip manufacturing, following the sale of its server division to Lenovo.
A rickshaw accident bent the Apple handset in his pocket, causing the battery to catch fire with very nasty results...
Redmond is getting ready to take the wraps off its new wearable, which will apparently be cross-platform, and boast a robust battery life.
The Home Office has begun work on the UK’s national Child Abuse Image Database (CAID) that aims to enable law enforcement to better tackle the crime.
The BBC has announced a new Doctor Who game for CBBC audiences voiced by Peter Capaldi - and it's designed to teach kids the basics of coding. Oh, and it's free!
The UK has topped the list of countries most under threat from cyber-attack, followed by Germany in second place and Saudi Arabia in third.