Visiting a Website against the Owner's Wishes Is Now a Federal Crime
While we're on the subject of terrible 9th Circuit Court rulings:
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit has handed down a very important decision on the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act.... Its reasoning appears to be very broad. If I'm reading it correctly, it says that if you tell people not to visit your website, and they do it anyway knowing you disapprove, they're committing a federal crime of accessing your computer without authorization.
Posted on July 13, 2016 at 2:10 PM • 64 Comments