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Argument evaluation: Justices appear cautious of breadth of federal pc fraud statute

The Supreme Court, faithless electors, and Trump’s final, futile fight

Posted Tue December 1st 2020 3:05 pm by Ronald Mann Monday’s argument in the Van Buren v. United States case was the first sustained attention the Supreme Court paid to the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, a federal law that imposes civil and criminal liability for unauthorized access to computers . The government has continued … Read more

Case preview: Justices to think about breadth of federal laptop fraud statute

Case preview: Justices to consider breadth of federal computer fraud statute

Posted Sun on Nov 29th 2020 12:52 pm by Ronald Mann Van Buren v. United States gives the Supreme Court its first opportunity to interpret the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, a federal law that establishes civil and criminal liability for unauthorized access to computers. The case, which will be discussed on Monday, raises a … Read more

Is a Tattoo Protected by Copyright? Is it Infringed if it Seems in a Laptop Sport?

Is a Tattoo Protected by Copyright? Is it Infringed if it Appears in a Computer Game?

We previously blogged about a case in New York that addressed these sensitive issues. In a new blog posted on our Sports Shorts blog, we’re revisiting this issue as ruled recently by an Illinois court. If these questions were litigated in the UK, a similar outcome would likely result. A tattoo is copyrighted as an … Read more