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Departing Employee Taking Data from "Restricted" but Unsecured Folder Doesn't Violate CFAA

TAKEAWAYS: If your company intends to limit its employees access to certain information on the company network, (1) make sure appropriate technological restrictions are in place and are working; and (2) make sure there are appropriate policies or other documentation in place to show the employees subjectively knew it was off limits. 614 more words

Computer Fraud And Abuse Act

Be Careful of Commentary on 7th Cir.'s Fidlar Tech CFAA "Intent to Defraud"Case

I have read several blog posts that are stating, as a blanket proposition, that you must prove intent to defraud for CFAA claims. This, they say, comes from the recent Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals case,  498 more words

Computer Fraud And Abuse Act

Inside Baseball: The Basics of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act

The Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA) has been an increasingly popular tool for DOJ over the last few years. A recent case against the St. 1,048 more words

Court Order Provides CFAA Authorization to Access Computer, Even if Later Overturned

A party who accesses a computer pursuant to a court order authorizing him to seize and access the computer will not be found in violation of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act if such order is later overturned. 134 more words

Computer Fraud And Abuse Act

Dangerous Fantasies and Everyday “Hacking”: The Second Circuit Decides on Criminal Liability for Employees’ Online Behaviors

By Julie Liu

It is generally understood that certain online behaviors can lead to trouble in the employer-employee context. Many of us are familiar with stories of people who were fired or denied jobs after posting… 582 more words


Get to know our CFAA Tutors

Are you wondering who our tutors are? What makes them special? What is their tutoring philosophy?

We interviewed a few of them to find out. First is Caitlin, one of our current Graduate Assistants at the Center for Academic Achievement, and also writing, study skills and Sociology tutor. Discover more about her: