The Solicitor General obtained a thirty day extension on the July 9, 2012 deadline to file a petition for a writ of certiorari with the United States Supreme Court on the Ninth Circuit’s controversial U.S. v. Nosal decision, which limits the use of the federal Computer Fraud and Abuse Act. According to the extension request, the Solicitor General “has
Continue Reading U.S. v. Nosal Update: Solicitor General Still Deciding Whether To Seek Supreme Court Review of Important Ninth Circuit Computer Fraud and Abuse Act Decision

The U.S. Circuit Courts of Appeals are currently split over how broadly the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (“CFAA”) should be interpreted. A recent decision out of the Eastern District of Michigan highlights this split and examines the ways in which the courts have interpreted the statute before deciding to adopt a narrow interpretation of civil liability under the CFAA.

On May 14, 2012

Continue Reading Michigan Federal Court Adopts Narrow Interpretation of Civil Liability Under Computer Fraud and Abuse Act