CFAA

The great divide: Reforming the CFAA

The great divide: Reforming the CFAA

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Aaron Swartz's death inspired Rep. Zoe Lofgren to want to reform the federal anti-hacking law, but some security pros worry this would sterilize a potent enforcement weapon, reports Dan Kaplan.

Here are eight cyber crooks who got less prison time than Andrew Auernheimer

Here are eight cyber crooks who got less prison time than Andrew Auernheimer

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The security researcher and self-proclaimed internet troll earned 41 months behind bars Monday for his role in using a script to retrieve data on roughly 120,000 Apple iPad users from a public web server.

Almost jailed? Stanford wants researchers to recall the story

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Jennifer Granick, the center's director of civil liberties, said Tuesday that CIS wants to lead the push to amend the federal anti-hacking law, called the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA).

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