Feds Charge Swartz with 13 Felonies for JSTOR dump

Federal prosecutors add nine new felony counts against Swartz. According to Wired, the case tests the reach of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, which was passed in 1984 to enhance the government’s ability to prosecute hackers who accessed computers to steal information or to disrupt or destroy computer functionality. The government, however, has interpreted the […]