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Accenture employee faked medical leave to work for a competitor while stealing data from Accenture computers

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 29 2010

The recent case of Accenture, LLP v. Sidhu, 2010 WL 4691944 (N.D. Ca. Nov. 9, 2010) is a classic example of how the 9th Circuit’s holding in LVRC Holdings, LLC v. Brekka, 581 F.3d 1127, 1130-31 (9th Cir. 2009) has led to the dismissal of Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (“CFAA”) claims (or criminal counts) in circumstances in which an employee is clearly not authorized to access the company computers

Legal headhunter sued for stealing confidential data about the portability of partners’ law practices

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 15 2010

The legal recruiting business is not immune from Computer Fraud and Abuse Act lawsuits

Narrow interpretation of CFAA’s jurisdictional “loss” requirement

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 26 2010

A district court in Illinois last week granted summary judgment to a defendant on a Computer Fraud and Abuse Act ("CFAA") claim by narrowly interpreting the jurisdictional "loss" prerequisite under the CFAA to require a showing that the computer was "impaired" or "suffered an interruption of service

Recognizing risks arising from invasion of privacy claims in the workplace

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 13 2013

One of the most significant liabilities that a company in California faces relates to claims that it has invaded an individual's privacy rights

Electronic data security after Riley v. California

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 12 2014

It's 10 p.m. Do you know where your company's data is? One of your administrative employees' cell phone may be sitting on his nightstand. Another

Reviewing employees' email

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 3 2010

I'm confused: I thought we could review our employee's email communications when sent out on our company's equipment

The right to be forgotten what does it really mean?

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • European Union, Spain, USA
  • -
  • May 22 2014

In a decision with far-reaching consequences, the European Court of Justice (located in Luxembourg) ("ECJ") ruled on May 13, 2014, that E.U. Citizens

SEC wins freeze order over “cloud computing” pyramid scheme

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 30 2014

The "cloud" is a current focus for investors. There is cloud computing, cloud storage and new firms with cloud services. And the Commission discovered

The conflicting rulings on employee data theft

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 13 2013

Employers should include access restrictions in agreements, limit access with technology and consider the jurisdiction. In all jurisdictions the

Suing employees for computer fraud gets easier

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 7 2011

Four recent decisions handed down by four different federal courts of appeals during the past year have, in combination, greatly enhanced the ability of businesses to use the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA) as a tool to protect competitively sensitive data and personal information stored in company computers