On June 19, 2012, a district court for the Northern District of California distinguished the Ninth Circuit’s recent U.S. v. Nosal decision and allowed an employer to bring a claim under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (“CFAA”) against a former employee for alleged violations of a verbal computer access restriction. (Weingand v. Harland Financial Solutions, 2012 U.S.
Continue Reading California Federal District Court Distinguishes Ninth Circuit’s Nosal Decision and Finds that Computer Fraud and Abuse Act Claims Are Available for Violations of Employers’ “Access” Restrictions