09.04.12 | Articles
Different Strokes: Interpreting Computer Fraud and Abuse Act
New York Law Journal
Since being enacted in 1984 to address the growing problem of computer hacking, the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act has been used to prosecute a wide variety of behavior, including the violation of a non-compete agreement by a former employee, the leak of classified government materials, and cyber-bullying. This article examines recent court decisions and legislative efforts that seek to clarify the CFAA and its scope.
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