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Tuesday, September 1, 2009

Judge Overturns MySpace Verdict

Judge George Wu has formally dismissed the conviction against Lori Drew, charged with the "MySpace hoax" that led to the suicide of Megan Meier. Judge Wu wrote in the opinion ending the case that the wording of the Federal Computer Fraud and Abuse Statute was too vague to allow the verdict to stand.

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