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Louisiana district court extends pro-employer interpretation of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act’s “authorized access” provisions to impose civil liability on former employee

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 24 2014

A worker's authorized access of an employer's computer system during the course of his employment, in which he acquired information that he later

Update on CNH v. EEOC can the EEOC troll for plaintiffs by sending a blast email to business email addresses?

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 10 2013

On August 1, 2013, Case New Holland, Inc. and CNH America LLC, commenced federal court litigation against the EEOC and one of its Investigators from

Recent decisions by UK courts highlight protection of confidential and proprietary information in employment context Part II

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • August 6 2013

Although not binding authorities throughout the UK, two other recent decisions from lower courts in England and Wales are also notable with respect

Recent decisions by UK courts highlight protection of confidential and proprietary information in employment context Part I

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • August 5 2013

As many employers have experienced, guarding against misuse of confidential and proprietary information by former employees can be a challenge in an

An employee is stealing company documentsthat can’t be protected activity, right?

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 3 2013

A supervisor discovers that an employee has recently downloaded thousands of pages of confidential Company billing and financial information, and

Recent alleged cyberattack by ex-employee demonstrates importance of employer diligence on protecting network passwords

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 3 2013

A recently unsealed criminal complaint out of the Eastern District of New York raises allegations that paint a frightening picture for employers of

Washington State passes social networking privacy legislation

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 27 2013

On May 21, 2013, Washington Governor Jay Inslee signed into law Senate Bill 5211, which with certain exceptions prohibits mandatory employee

No damages? Illinois federal court tosses Computer Fraud and Abuse Act claim alleging hacking of law firm network

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 13 2013

An Illinois federal court recently found in the favor of the defendant on a plaintiff's Computer Fraud and Abuse Act claim because the plaintiff

California Federal Court dismisses computer fraud and state unfair competition claims alleged against ex-employees accused of stealing computer source code

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 6 2013

A designer and marketer of stereophonic technology for presenting 3-D imaging on a computer screen recently sued some ex-employees in a California

The Computer Fraud and Abuse Act and disloyal employees: a narrow bridge to nowhere?

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 15 2013

An old folk melody describes the world as "a very narrow bridge," where one misstep can bring disaster. The song seeks to inspire, calling on people