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 December 13, 2015  Court

Orin Kerr writes:

On Wednesday, the Ninth Circuit heard argument in Facebook v. Power Ventures, an important case on the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (“CFAA”). The case considers whether a company violated the CFAA by accessing Facebook accounts with user permission in violation of Facebook’s Terms of Service, even after Facebook sent a cease-and-desist letter to the company and blocked its IP address. And that’s not the only CFAA case the Ninth Circuit recently heard on using shared passwords. A different panel heard argument in United States v. Nosal on a similar question but involving very different facts.

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