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Posted: May 21, 2017

Unfair Competition Damages Not Recoverable Under Computer Fraud and Abuse Act

On May 10, 2017, Justice Kornreich of the New York County Commercial Division issued a decision in Spec Simple, Inc. v. Designer Pages Online LLC, 2017 NY Slip Op. 27159, holding that unfair competition damages are not recoverable under the federal Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (“CFAA”). In Spec Simple, the plaintiff alleged that a… Read more »

Posted: September 27, 2014

Cell Phone Not Within Scope of Stored Communications Act

On September 10, 2014, Justice Oing of the New York County Commercial Division issued a decision in Advanstar Communications Inc. v. Pollard, 2014 NY Slip Op 32398(U), dismissing on summary judgment a claim for violation of the Stored Communications Act. In Advanstar Communications, an employer alleged misconduct by its former employee. The defendant sought summary… Read more »