The Limits of Computer Trespass Law
(Lengthy video with audio available) "Have you ever borrowed a smartphone without asking? Modified a URL? Scraped a website? Called an undocumented API? Congratulations: you might have violated federal law!"
Legal and internet thinkers (including Ed Felten, Jennifer Granick, Dan Auerbach, & others) talk about vagueness in the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act
, chilling effects, and the prosecution of Aaron Swartz
in a panel discussion at Stanford's Center for Internet and Society
. [more inside]
Arguing Three Strikes.
A defense lawyer (and co-founder of Stanford's unique Criminal Defense Clinic
), and a tough
-on-crime Republican D.A.
make for unusual allies in the move to reform California's Three Strikes law. [more inside]
Prosecutors say Wen Ho Lee wasn't spying when he downloaded those nuclear secrets, but even worse
: He was padding his resume!!!