A new case in Massachusetts gives an opportunity to define the scope of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act

The federal court in Massachusetts has the rare opportunity to clarify the scope of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act this afternoon.

The Moakley Courthouse
Image of the Moakley Courthouse CC BY-SA from Wikimedia user Beyond My Ken

While I doubt many onlookers followed in the courtroom, there was a hearing on a temporary restraining order this afternoon that gave the United States…