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Does Recent 9th Circuit Court of Appeal Decision Make It a Crime to Share Passwords to Online Accounts?

Posted in Consumer Fraud, Cyber Law

On July 5, 2016, the United States District Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit issued a decision in the case entitled United States v. Nosal. The case involved a former employer and others using the password of another employee to hack into his former employer’s database in order to access and take information which… Continue Reading