Archive for December, 2010

The 11th Circuit Rejects Brekka and Provides Guidance on Pursuing Ex-Employees Who Steal from Company Computers

This week the 11th Circuit upheld the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (“CFAA”) conviction and one -year prison sentence of a former Social Security...
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CAN YOU RELY ON YOUR CORPORATE COMPUTER POLICIES TO SUE EX-EMPLOYEES WHO STEAL COMPANY DATA?

Two recent district court opinions add to the caselaw providing judicial guidance on how employers might update their corporate computer policies to...
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Can Breaching a Contract Be Computer Fraud?

Court in ticket resale case says ‘yes,’ if it results in unauthorized access, an essential element of the crime. The U.S. Department of Justice...
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