Using Single Individual Password to Access News Site to Share Info With Others is Not CFAA Interruption of Service

A person’s use of his single individual use password to access a news site to access content that he then shared with over 100 other people did not cause any impairment to the integrity or availability of data or loss due to interruption of service as required to bring a civil claim under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act.

Capitol Audio Access, Inc. v. Umemoto, 980 F. Supp.2d 1154 (E.D. Cal. 2013).

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