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District Court Finds no CFAA Violation where Employee Shares Confidential Company Information with Competitor

A district court in Tennessee recently concluded in Wachter Inc. v. Cabling Innovations LLC that two former employees who allegedly shared confidential company information found on the company’s computer system with a competitor did not violate the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA). The CFAA expressly prohibits “intentionally accessing a computer without authorization or exceeding … Continue Reading

Employers Beware: Aggrieved Employee Commits Data Breach Affecting 2400 Individuals

As employees become more savvy with electronic communications and employers face increasing challenges with controlling vast amounts of data, the circumstances in this recent San Francisco Examiner story are likely being repeated all over the country - employee takes company information to support her wrongful termination case.… Continue Reading
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