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Archive : July 2012

July 27, 2012

Fourth Circuit: Computer Use Policies Don't Create CFAA Liability

Employer-side attorneys got a bitter pill yesterday when the Fourth Circuit held, emphatically, that it is not permissible to build a Computer Fraud and Abuse Act case against departing employees based on violations of company computer use policies. The court's opinion comes just in time for the government to add it to a possible petition for certiorari in United States v. Nosal. The petition is due at the Supreme Court on August 8.

July 23, 2012

Professional Hockey's TCPA (And Other) Privacy Problems

When it comes to privacy policies, the experts say "one size doesn't fit all." For the National Hockey League, one size -- one lawful, properly written and displayed privacy policy -- would be an improvement over what I found.