Tag: Abuse

Supreme Court Resolves Circuit Split Regarding Scope of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act | Arent Fox

Importantly, however, an individual does not violate the CFAA when he has improper motives for accessing information that is otherwise available to him or where he intends to misuse information to which he has authorized access. The full opinion is available here.

The CFAA

The CFAA was originally passed by Congress in 1986 in response to a rise in the number of “hacking” incidents and other computer-related crimes. Initially, the CFAA covered only certain financial information; however, it has since been expanded to cover any information from any computer used in or affecting interstate commerce or communication. As a

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LexisNexis And Appdetex Form Alliance To Protect Global Brands In Europe From Brand Abuse In Digital Channels

LONDON and NEW YORK, March 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — LexisNexis Legal & Professional, a leading global provider of legal, regulatory, business information and analytics, and Appdetex, a global brand protection leader and expert in online detection, assessment, and enforcement of online infringement, today announced a strategic alliance to bring Appdetex digital brand protection solutions to global brands in Europe and the Middle East. The alliance combines the strong global presence of LexisNexis® with best-in-class solutions from Appdetex that automate finding and removing malicious online brand impersonators swiftly to minimize financial and reputation damage.

“With the accelerated

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