Former Korn/Ferry Employee Wants Hacking Charges Dropped

Law360, San Francisco (February 27, 2013, 10:10 PM EST) -- A former Korn/Ferry International employee accused of stealing company trade secrets to launch a rival business urged a California federal judge to toss hacking charges against him Wednesday, arguing the Ninth Circuit had said his computer activity didn’t violate federal law.

Defendant David Nosal's attorneys argued that U.S. District Court Judge Edward Chen should throw out the government's remaining Computer Fraud and Abuse Act charges against him because they don't allege that he or any of his co-conspirators circumvented any technological access barriers, such as using...
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