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United States v. Batti (6th Cir. 2011)

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Sixth Circuit Affirms Employee’s Conviction Under the Computer Fraud & Abuse Act

Fisher Phillips • February 04, 2011
Not long ago, the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals upheld the conviction of an employee under the CFAA in United States v. Roberto Rodriguez. In that case, the Eleventh Circuit took on the question of whether an employee "exceeds authorized access" under the CFAA by accessing information on a computer in a manner contrary to an employer's written policies. The answer according to the Eleventh Circuit: Yes.