Amid Congress' loud brawling over energy legislation the week of July 28, lawmakers quietly managed to approve a bill to expand the rights of cyber-crime victims. Approved in a unanimous vote by the U.S. Senate, the bill would allow identity theft victims to seek restitution in federal court for the loss of time and money spent in restoring their credit, eWeek reports. The bill, called the Identity Theft Enforcement and Restitution Act, would also make it a felony to use spyware or keylogging programs to damage 10 or more computers, regardless of the aggregate amount of damage, and would ensure

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