Government Files Additional Authority In 9th Circuit Computer Fraud Appeal

Mealey's (December 11, 2015, 8:04 AM EST) -- SAN FRANCISCO — About a month and a half after oral arguments were held in an appeal of a Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA) conviction for a former executive’s conspiracy to steal his ex-employer’s proprietary lists, the U.S. government on Dec. 8 submitted supplemental authority to the Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals, citing a subsequent ruling that it contends supports the assessment of restitution against the plaintiff under the Mandatory Victims Restitution Act (MVRA) (United States of America v. David Nosal, No. 14-10037 and...
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