Mealey's IP/Tech - 3rd Circuit Vacates Computer Fraud Judgment For Improper Venue

Mealey's IP/Tech - 3rd Circuit Vacates Computer Fraud Judgment For Improper Venue

PHILADELPHIA - An Arkansas man who was convicted of identity theft and violation of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA) saw his judgment overturned in the Third Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on April 11, with a panel finding that New Jersey had been the improper venue for his trial (United States of America v. Andrew Auernheimer, No. 13-1816, 3rd Cir.; 2014 U.S. App. LEXIS 6671).

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