Data Scraping, Social Networking Sites, and Computer Fraud and Abuse

The Computer Fraud and Abuse Act is a federal law Congress enacted in the mid-1980’s to keep up with the changing landscape of criminal conduct in the digital age and to address growing concerns over real and hypothetical computer-based crimes. … Continue reading

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Is It a Crime to Share Your Netflix Password? Case Brief: U.S. v. Nosal

“Is it a crime to share your Netflix password?”   If you’ve logged into any social media sites in the past few days, you might have seen headlines like this suggesting it is a criminal act to share a password … Continue reading

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October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM)

    Last month. President Barack Obama proclaimed October 2014 to be National Cyber Security Awareness Month. Cyber threats pose one of the gravest national security dangers the United States faces. They jeopardize our country’s critical infrastructure, endanger our individual … Continue reading

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