Posts Tagged Employment

So, your business has never had a data breach? Have you ever had an employee leave?

TAKEAWAY: Businesses must protect their data from being taken by anyone who is not authorized to have it — insiders and outsiders alike. If their data is taken in a way that is unauthorized, it is a data breach. When a former employee leaves with a thumb drive, Gmail inbox, or Dropbox of your businesses’ […]

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New #employment related #CFAA access case

New #employment related #CFAA access case: RoadLink Workforce Solutions, L.L.C. v. Malpass RT @CFAAdigest


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When leaving your job, make sure you do this if you really want to violate the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act!

TAKEAWAY: Do not access your former employer’s computer system without its consent after you no longer work there. New employers, do not encourage or permit your new employees to do this either. There has been much debate over the last couple of years over whether an employee violates the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act by wrongfully accessing […]

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What is the Proper Jurisdiction for an International Computer Fraud Lawsuit?

The proper jurisdiction for suing someone for engaging in computer fraud from a foreign country, directed at a company in the United States, is the place where the wrongfully accessed computer server is located if the defendant knew the location of the computer server. This issue was analyzed by the United States Court of Appeals […]

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Social Media Law: Video Presentation for Social Media Breakfast

The full video of my recent presentation on social media law is now available! On August 30, 2012, I made a presentation to Social Media Breakfast Dallas titled Social Media Law: It is Real and, Yes, It Can Impact Your Business. The presentation was about social media law and how it relates to businesses using social […]

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