An employer isn’t liable under federal computer fraud law for taking control of an executive’s LinkedIn account following her termination, a U.S. District Court in Pennsylvania has ruled in granting summary judgment.Read More »
A recent 9th Circuit decision has cast doubt on a tool that is increasingly being used by employers to go after employees who use confidential information from company computer systems.Read More »
After recent reports that employers were requesting Facebook passwords from job applicants, state and federal legislators quickly responded with possible legislation and a request for a federal investigation into the legalities of the practice.
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SAN FRANCISCO – The en banc 9th Circuit heard oral arguments yesterday on the question of when an employee can be prosecuted under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act for accessing information on a company computer.Read More »
A wife could sue her husband under federal computer fraud law for accessing her business e-mail for the purpose of reading communications with her divorce attorney, a U.S. District Court in Virginia has ruled in denying a motion to dismiss.Read More »