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Does the CFAA Apply to Lenovo's SuperFish Malware Lawsuits?

For me personally, the timeline of events surrounding the discovery of Lenovo’s SuperFish malware is ironic. Just a couple of days before it was discovered, I had a telephone call with a friend named… 643 more words

Computer Fraud And Abuse Act

An Appeal to the White House on Behalf of the (ISC)2 Membership

This is an important topic for IT Security Practitioners to consider.  Proposed restrictions by the White House could significantly hamper our ability to do our jobs.  18 more words

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A Law School Study Platform

I think I may use this little WordPress thingie as a way to vet my thought process when it comes to studying for law school and figuring out legal arguments for some class assignments. 28 more words

Questions Of Law

How tech trials force a choice between bad people and bad law

Of course Ross Ulbricht was guilty. Despite his far-fetched claims of mistaken identity, a New York jury confirmed the obvious: that Ulbricht (aka Dread Pirate Roberts) was the criminal mastermind who took on a villain’s name, and became rich by running an online marketplace that sold any drug imaginable. 1,193 more words

Prosecutors used this cybercrime law against Aaron Swartz. Now a senator wants to strengthen it.

By Brian Fung January 9, 2014  

A high-ranking Democratic senator is trying to beef up the law that let prosecutors go after Internet activist Aaron Swartz. 725 more words

President's Plan To Crack Down On Hacking Could Hurt Good Hackers

Last night President Obama dedicated more time on cybersecurity than any other president has on a State of the Union address. While on its face a positive sign that political leaders are taking notice of cybersecurity as a real item of pressing national concern, many within the security community believe that the president’s… 170 more words