Posts Tagged United States v. Phillips

Citrin Lives! Dist. Ct. applies the agency theory of access in a post-Nosal Computer Fraud and Abuse Act case

The Intended Use Theory of access under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (“CFAA”) has been all the rage among since the Ninth Circuit handed down its opinion in United States v. Nosal but that doesn’t mean the Agency Theory has gone by the wayside. Just last week a district court used the Agency Theory […]

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Bye Bye Brekka–Hello Nosal! Ninth Circuit Warms-up to Intended-Use Theory of “Access” Under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act

This past Monday I blogged of what I called the “Trilogy of Access Theories” to refer to the 3 lines of circuit court cases that have different theories for interpreting “access” under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (“CFAA”). That was a FAIL! United States v. Nosal As of today the trilogy has become a […]

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New “Employment” Computer Fraud and Abuse Act case … but with a twist!

It’s always the same: Employee decides to go work for a competitor. Employee takes confidential information. Employee uses it in new job with competitor. Employer sues. We see it all the time and, in fact, it is probably the most common scenario of cases asserting claims under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (“CFAA”), 18 […]

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