Reply to post: Re: punishment should be proportional to the crime

Morgan Stanley hit with $60m penalty for failing to properly decommission old kit hosting 'wealth management' data

sabroni Silver badge

Re: punishment should be proportional to the crime

The purpose of the fine is to act as a detterent. If the figure is insignificant to the offender then it won't deter them at all. Besides which, if the fine is "A weeks money" that's perfectly proprotional.

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