A worker’s authorized access of an employer’s computer system during the course of his employment, in which he acquired information that he later misused, gives rise to civil liability under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFFA), the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana held April 3 (Associated Pump & Supply Co., LLC v. Dupre).
Continue Reading Louisiana District Court Extends Pro-Employer Interpretation of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act’s “Authorized Access” Provisions to Impose Civil Liability on Former Employee