Can a Court Order Someone to Stay Off Your Website? (Facebook v. Power Ventures says yes)

Data Breach

In Facebook v. Power Ventures, Inc. et al., the Ninth Circuit held that it was a violation of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act of 1986 for the defendant to continue to access Facebook’s site after receiving a cease and desist letter from Facebook: “a defendant can run afoul of the CFAA when he or she has no permission to access a computer or when such permission has been revoked explicitly.”

The Court granted relief under both federal and state law.

photo credit: Independent.co.uk

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