United States v. Nosal

shutterstock_236620168On July 12, 2016, the Ninth Circuit filed its published opinion in Facebook, Inc. v. Power Ventures, Inc., et al., Case No. 13-17154 (“Power Ventures”).  Power Ventures is the latest in a series of decisions from the Ninth Circuit relating to the type of activities potentially giving rise to liability under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act
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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
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