No CFAA Liability For Exploit Of Poker Software Bug
November 20, 2013, 7:21 PM EST
Law360, New York (November 20, 2013, 7:21 PM EST) -- In the game Monopoly, lucky players landing on Community Chest might turn over the highly desirable “Bank Error in Your Favor, Collect $200″ card. By the next turn, the proceeds are usually invested in properties and houses, yet, some might wonder whether accepting such a windfall was proper in the first place ... or could lead to criminal charges.
This concept was tested when police arrested two video poker players who were exploiting a software bug that allowed them to multiply jackpots with just a sequence...