Social Media Co. Asks Justices To Hear Facebook CFAA Suit

Law360, New York (March 14, 2017, 8:38 PM EDT) -- A social media aggregation company has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to review a Ninth Circuit ruling that it accessed Facebook users' accounts in violation of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, calling the lower court's order both "erroneous and unprecedented."

In a petition for certiorari on Thursday, Power Ventures Inc. urged the high court to consider the appellate court's July ruling that it ran afoul of the CFAA by continuing to promote its service — which lets members see all their various social media activity in one place — through Facebook users' accounts after Facebook had issued it a cease-and-desist...

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