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    The Computer Fraud and Abuse Act ("CFAA", 18 U.S.C. § 1030) has long caused knotty interpretive problems for the courts. This blog has frequently reported on a growing split between the federal courts over whether an employee who was authorized to use a company computer can be sued under CFAA if he accesses the computer to serve interests adverse to the company. The First and Seventh Circuits say "yes," while the Ninth Circuit and numerous district courts say "no."

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    JAPANESE CONGLOMERATE Sony is facing accusations of breaching the US Computer Fraud and Abuse Act for removing the OtherOS feature from Playstation 3s it had sold that saw Linux able to run on the console.

    The Japanese technology and media giant has been fighting a class action lawsuit filed by 20 plaintiffs while simultaneously going after alleged PS3 hackers. While Sony has so far succeeded in getting a judge to accept that it can sue one George Holz for computer fraud and abuse, because he allegedly distributed advice on how to hack the PS3, the Japanese mega-corporation itself has been unsuccessful in getting all of the plaintiffs' allegations against it dismissed in the same jurisdiction.

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    Actually, the SONY ENTERTAINMENT INC. of California is suing George Holz, not the multinational which developed, manufactured and sold the PS3, SONY of Japan. This was brought up in Holz's legislation, along with the fact that they are suing him in California court and he lives in Massachusetts.

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