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Submission + - TOS Violations No Longer A Crime (On Their Own) (forbes.com)

nonprofiteer writes: The Computer Fraud and Abuse Act previously made "unauthorized access to a computer system" a crime — meant to apply to hackers, it also criminalized violations of a website's TOS or of a workplace's computer policies. The law is being changed to make the crime a felony rather than a misdemeanor. Senators Franken and Grassley added an amendment to exempt violations of TOS and employer policies from the lists of felony activity. w00t for common sense.
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TOS Violations No Longer A Crime (On Their Own)

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