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§ 7616.  Distribution of computer virus.

(a)  Offense defined.--A person commits an offense if the person intentionally or knowingly sells, gives or otherwise distributes or possesses with the intent to sell, give or distribute computer software or a computer program that is designed or has the capability to:

(1)  prevent, impede, control, delay or disrupt the normal operation or use of a computer, computer program, computer software, computer system, computer network, computer database, World Wide Web site or telecommunication device; or

(2)  degrade, disable, damage or destroy the performance of a computer, computer program, computer software, computer system, computer network, computer database, World Wide Web site or telecommunication device or any combination thereof.

(b)  Grading.--An offense under this section shall constitute a felony of the third degree.

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Cross References.  Section 7616 is referred to in section 7603 of this title.