Thank you for sharing!

Your article was successfully shared with the contacts you provided.
e-Discovery Credit: Alfa Photo / Shutterstock.com

The United States Supreme Court has granted certiorari in Van Buren v. United States, a case which deepened the federal circuit court split regarding the extent to which the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA) covers an employee’s alleged misappropriation of information from the employer’s systems where the employee otherwise had authorized access. This pending appeal should resolve the issue of whether employee action exceeding access authorization will implicate the CFAA. Regardless of the ruling, employers can and should adopt written policies, impose contractual restrictions, and implement technology to protect valued systems and information.


ALM Legal Publication Newsletters

Sign Up Today and Never Miss Another Story.

As part of your digital membership, you can sign up for an unlimited number of a wide range of complimentary newsletters. Visit your My Account page to make your selections. Get the timely legal news and critical analysis you cannot afford to miss. Tailored just for you. In your inbox. Every day.

Copyright © 2021 ALM Media Properties, LLC. All Rights Reserved.