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Monday, August 25, 2014

"Does the federal computer hacking law apply to a laptop not connected to the Internet?"

Orin Kerr has this post at The Volokh Conspiracy, discussing a recent district court case holding that the act does not apply but concluding, "As much as I favor narrow readings of the CFAA, I think the court was incorrect. Unfortunately, the CFAA is so broad it includes pretty much every computer, connected to the Internet or not."

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/crimprof_blog/2014/08/does-the-federal-computer-hacking-law-apply-to-a-laptop-not-connected-to-the-internet.html

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