Wednesday, January 6, 2016

ON SUING A HACKER


Several years a go, a teacher in NYC discovered her internet account had been hacked. Soon, emails that contained stories about her sex life were sent out from from her email address and about a half year later, the same thing happened with her Facebook account. This past August, the Second Circuit addressed statue of limitation issues when bringing an action for violations of the federal Computer Fraud and Abuse Act and the Stored Communications Act.

For the full story, see http://www.abajournal.com/magazine/article/you_can_sue_someone_who_broke_into_your_email_but_youd_better_find_proof

To read the full case, see http://www.schlamstone.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/14-3143_opn.pdf

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