Posts Tagged ‘Computer Fraud’
Department of Justice’s “China Initiative:” Two Year Recap
This was first published in IPWatchdog on January 3, 2021. “The Biden administration and the DOJ should review the China Initiative to determine whether prosecutions and investigations are based on the race, ethnicity or ancestry of the targeted individual, and if so to take remedial action to prevent such profiling in the future.” One of…Read More
Supreme Court Ponders Proper Application of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act
This article was first published in IPWatchdog.com on December 1, 2020. “On balance, and while it is sometimes difficult to forecast a Supreme Court outcome, the Court seemed extremely troubled by the government’s position.” In Van Buren v. United States, argued yesterday, the Supreme Court has a chance to address how the Computer Fraud and…Read More
Does “Scraping” Data Violate the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act?
We live in a world where data has become an increasingly valuable asset and huge companies are built on the collection and analysis of publicly available data. Yet, there is no federal statute that directly protects this type of information or even directly addresses how this information should be treated. Instead, businesses are often forced…Read More