the ISP can be forced to appear
the ISP can be forced to appear at a hearing to be ordered to sever its links. Other pertinent provisionsCriminal penalties under section 5366 include up to five years in prison, a fine, and being barred from involvement in gambling. Under section 5367, the Act makes ISPs and financial institutions liable if they actually operate illegal gambling sites themselves. Lastly, the Act requests, but does not require, the executive branch to try and get other countries to help enforce this new law and "encourage cooperation by
foreign governments in identifying whether Internet gambling is being used for crime. CriticismsOpponents of the UIGEA such as Michael D Schmitt has criticized the act and believes that it will not work comparing it to prohibition of alcohol. He also criticizes the government for "forcing" this controversial bill to be passed with the non-controversial attached SAFE Port Act.