What comes after “Van Buren v. United States”? Peter Pizzi Explores the Decision and the Takeaways

August 23, 2021 in Firm News, Tech Law

NEWARK, NJ – As a follow-up to a July 22 meeting of the Privacy Data Security and Information Technology Litigation Committee of the NYSBA Commercial & Federal Litigation Section addressing Van Buren v. United States,” Walsh partner Peter J. Pizzi, CIPP/US, has now published an in-depth article on Mondaq, exploring the decision and what it means for employers anxious to protect proprietary business information using the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA).

Since Van Buren is the first case to reach the Supreme Court involving an interpretation of Section 1030 of the CFAA, the Court’s 6-3 June decision will have far-reaching influence. In his article, Pizzi discusses several takeaways from the decision that will influence workplace litigation, privacy concerns and litigation approaches, as well as topics that were left unclear.

The article can be read in its entirety here.