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Science Applications International Corp (SAIC) has agreed to pay more than $500 million in fines and penalties to settle federal charges alleging that the outsourcing company overcharged the city of New York for work and...more
Major changes are in the works for the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (“CFAA”), 18 U.S.C. § 1030. In the past ten years, the CFAA has moved from obscurity into the limelight as Congressional amendments drastically increased its...more
On October 27, 2011, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit agreed to rehear the appeal in United States v. Nosal, 642 F.3d 781 (9th Cir. Apr. 28, 2011). Nosal involves a prosecution under the Computer...more
The New York Times recently reported that the UK telephone hacking scandal could result in News Corp. and its executives being charged in the United States with criminal violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, Title...more
When someone subpoenas subscriber information from an internet service provider, does the subscriber have an expectation of privacy? In California, at least, the answer seems to be: No.
In People v. Stirpo, (Second District...more
The Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (the “CFAA”) imposes criminal penalties when a “protected computer” is accessed “without authorization.” Because the CFAA applies to any computer used in foreign or interstate commerce,...more
More often than not when a management law firm informs its clients of recent case developments, the news is not good. This is an exception.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit recently decided a case which offers...more
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit has given employers a clear path to increased protection for their trade secrets and other proprietary information in its decision in United States v. Nosal, Case No. 10-10038...more
There are few reported cases that reflect the problems that can result from computer investigations being inexpertly performed. U.S. v. Koo, 2011 WL 777965 (D. Or. March 1, 2011), decided this month by an Oregon federal...more
The Wall Street Journal reported on November 20 that a far-ranging insider trading probe into the use of outside expert consultants has the potential to “ensnare consultants, investment bankers, hedge-fund and mutual-fund...more
On November 2, 2010, the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) brought an action for insider trading against a physician involved in an investigational drug clinical trial based on the alleged use of confidential...more
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