The Computer Fraud and Abuse Act: Swartz, Auernheimer, and Beyond presented at Shmoocon 2013

by Marcia Hoffmann, Orin Kerr,

Summary : "The Computer Fraud and Abuse Act is controversial for its broad reach and potential for misuse. In this presentation, Professor Orin Kerr and Marcia Hofmann from EFF discuss several recent prosecutions brought under the Act, including cases against Aaron Swartz and Andrew Auernheimer. They will explain the disagreement in the courts about to how the interpret the Act and will also discuss efforts to reform the law following Swartz's tragic death."