Posts Tagged Terms of Service

Improperly Sharing Website Login Info Could Be Federal Crime

Sharing or borrowing login credentials to a paid website or online account in a way that is prohibited by the site’s Terms of Service could get you into trouble for violating the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act. This is what is alleged in the case KWG Partners, LLC v. Jeremy Sigel, JNS Reality, John Does […]

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Using a fake login to access a website may violate the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act

BEWARE: if you create a fake login to access and obtain information from a website you could be violating the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act. This is what was alleged in a lawsuit against AtHomeNet, Inc. in the lawsuit Associateionvoice, Inc. v. AtHomeNet, Inc. Ultimately the parties reached a settlement that led to the entry […]

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An Adequate Disclaimer for Computer Fraud and Abuse Act?

The DISCLAIMER to an article on really got my attention when I saw it because it specifically puts users on notice of the need to review the privacy policies on websites linked to that page and that any attempts to monkey around with the website are prohibited by and will be prosecuted under the […]

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