VPN usage now a crime in the UAE, offenders to pay up to $545,000


  VPN users now to face a fine of up to $545,000 in the UAE? Yes, its true as it sounds. Those found using it could face temporary imprisonment and fines up to Dhs 2Million

The new law regarding VPNs states:
"Whoever uses a fraudulent computer network protocol address (IP address) by using a false address or a third-party address by any other means for the purpose of committing a crime or preventing its discovery, shall be punished by temporary imprisonment and a fine of no less than Dhs500,000 and not exceeding Dhs2 million, or either of these two penalties."

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