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. Link to Original Source
Gosh that takes me back... or is it forward? That's the trouble with
time travel, you never can tell."
-- Doctor Who, "Androids of Tara"