Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 18th Oct 2010 16:00 UTC
In the News An interesting discussion is currently raging through the world of computing, or more accurately, through the world of bloggers and analysts. It basically comes down to this: should the iPad be included in laptop and desktop sales figures? If it is included - Apple becomes the largest PC manufacturer in the United States. But, if the iPad should be included - why not the modern smartphone?
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CFAA and computers
by cjcoats on Mon 18th Oct 2010 19:28 UTC
cjcoats
Member since:
2006-04-16

If notepad-format and smartphone-format machines
are computers (and they are!), then service providers
that delete user-installed apps ought to be prosecuted
for felony violation of the Computer Fraud and Abuse
Act (US Code, Title 18, Part 1, Chapter 47, Paragraph
1030 http://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/18/1030.html ),
which calls for 5 years in the slammer...

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