lixee writes: Celebrities' fake FaceBook profiles abound. But is it criminal? The Moroccan justice system apparently thinks so. An IT engineer created a profile for the prince Rachid and, as a result, was sentenced to 3 years in jail and a 1,300$ fine for "villainous practices linked to the alleged theft of the [prince's] identity". He was also allegedly beaten and tortured until he lost consciousness several times. It is worth noting that in a recent case, that particular judge sentenced a member of the staff in a kindergarten to 2 years in prison for sexually abusing children of 4 years old.
lixee writes: "The BBC http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/business/5365672.stm reports that the state of California is suing Ford, General Motors, Chrysler, Toyota, Honda and Nissan, seeking corporate liability for the environmental damage their products are largely contributing to."