"Computer Fraud And Abuse Act"

This guest post was authored by Alison Carrinski

The U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals recently held in U.S. v. Nosal that an employer may sue for damages under the federal Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA) when an employee’s computer or data use exceeds authorization provided by the employer.

People at WorkSection 1030(a)(4) of the CFAA