Courts Divided on Employer Claims Under Computer Fraud and Abuse Act

, New York Law Journal

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In their Labor Relations column, John P. Furfaro, a partner at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, and Risa M. Salins, a counsel at the firm, write that the Fourth Circuit recently held that the CFAA may not be used to impose liability on an employee who is given lawful access to an employer's electronic information but later improperly uses that information and discuss a deepening circuit split over whether the CFAA is available for employers against rogue employees.

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