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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

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

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

Important changes under MN Data Practices Act for publicprivate contracts for government functions

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 18 2014

On May 29, 2014, the Minnesota governor signed into law Senate File 1770, which makes a company's or private individual's records subject to

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

How to prove “loss” for Computer Fraud and Abuse Act

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 11 2010

To bring a civil action based on the federal Computer Fraud and Abuse Act ("CFAA") a plaintiff must show that the alleged violation "caused . . . loss . . . aggregating at least $5,000 in value.”

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

Alice’s patent invalidated as “abstract,” but court declines to articulate standard applicable across industries

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • Canada, USA
  • -
  • June 20 2014

In deciding Alice Corp. v. CLS Bank International, the Supreme Court yesterday invalidated Alice's patent to software for intermediated settlement of

Message from New York court: rely on CGL policy coverage for data breaches at your own peril

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 3 2014

A New York trial court announced a decision on February 21, 2014, that may be a harbinger of wide-reaching limitations on insurance coverage for data