Court Rejects Computer Fraud and Abuse Act Claim


On July 13, 2007, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania (“District Court”) ruled that an

accountant who used his computer to copy information about a previous employer’s clients to share with his new employer did not violate the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (“CFAA”) (Brett Senior & Assocs. v. Fitzgerald, No. 06-1412, 2007 WL 2043377 (E.D. Pa. July 13, 2007)).

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