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Submission + - Lawmakers Say CFAA Is Too Hard On Hackers (

GovTechGuy writes: "A number of lawmakers are using the death of Internet activist Aaron Swartz to speak out against the Justice Department's handling of the case, and application of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act. The controversy surrounding the Swartz case could finally give activists the momentum they need to halt the steady increase in penalties for even minor computer crimes."
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Lawmakers Say CFAA Is Too Hard On Hackers

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