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Category Archives: Criminal Law

President Obama Seeks to Strengthen and Clarify Cybercrime Law Enforcement

On Tuesday, President Obama introduced a legislative proposal on privacy and data security that seeks to strengthen and clarify law enforcement’s ability to investigate and prosecute cybercrimes. The first section of the proposed legislation would expand the definition of “racketeering activity” under the Racketeering Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (“RICO”) Act to include felony offenses under the Computer …

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Court-Appointed Experts: The Future of Litigation?

After black-market dealing for approximately two years in relative anonymity, the secretive Silk Road drug-dispensing site was targeted by U.S. federal authorities and was subsequently shut down. Its alleged owner and operator was arrested. However, one lawyer and technology expert is claiming that the FBI is lying about how it found the Silk Road server …

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