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Proxy Use Made Criminal Under CFAA

WillgasM (1646719) writes | about a year ago

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WillgasM (1646719) writes ""Changing your IP address or using proxy servers to access public websites you've been forbidden to visit is a violation of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act." according to a judge's broad ruling during a case on Friday involving Craigslist and 3taps. Opponents argue that this creates a slippery slope that many unsuspecting web users may find themselves upon. With your typical connection being assigned an address dynamically, is an IP ban really a "technological barrier" to be circumvented? How long until we see the first prosecution for unauthorized viewing of a noindex page?"
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Not enforceable unless purpose is to circumvent (1)

schwit1 (797399) | 1 year,30 days | (#44615085)

Every time I reboot my router I get a different IP from my ISP. If this is a problem then ISPs will have to assign static IPs to everyone.

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