Computer Science
UC Computer Fraud and Abuse Act Legal Regulation Discussion

University of the Cumberlands

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I’m trying to learn for my Computer Science class and I’m stuck. Can you help?

Under today’s interpretation of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA), if executives in Florida and North Carolina each pay a rival organization’s unfaithful employee to copy trade secrets from the competitor’s information stores, the Government can charge only one executive, but not both. These cases and many others get decided differently due to the ever-widening split over the CFAA term “without authorization,” currently interpreted five separate ways.


Research the term “without authorization” as it pertains to CFAA, and, with supporting references, cite what you interpret this term to mean.


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CFAA LEGAL REGULATION

Introduction
The Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA) is a federal law that makes the act of
intentional unauthorized access to a computer illegal. Initially, experts referred to it purely as an
anti-hacking law. However, given the nature of business operations in today’s workplace, which
over relies on computers, the CFAA law has widened its scope and become more controversial.
The act has diversified to cover a continuum of issues, i...

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