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LVRC Holdings, LLC v. Brekka, No. 07-17116, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals (September 15, 2009)

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Court "Deletes" Computer Misuse Claim.

Ogletree Deakins • December 29, 2009
A federal appellate court has held that a former employee of a residential treatment facility did not violate the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA) when he emailed files to his personal account, downloaded the files and used them in his own business. According to the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, the employer did not have a confidentiality rule with respect to email.