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Aaron's Law: Violating a Site's ToS Should Not Land You in Jail 246

Freddybear writes "Congresswoman Zoe Lofgren proposes a change to the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA) which would remove the felony criminal penalty for violating the terms of service of a website and return it to the realm of contract law where it belongs. This would eliminate the potential for prosecutors to abuse the CFAA in pursuit of criminal convictions for simple violations of a website's terms of service."
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Aaron's Law: Violating a Site's ToS Should Not Land You in Jail

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