Linda B. Katz


Articles:

  • Thursday, June 1, 2006
    In International Airport Centers, L.L.C. v. Citrin1, decided in March, the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals examined the difference between "without authorization" and "exceeding authorized access" under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act ("CFAA") and held that, while it is "paper thin" it is "not quite invisible."
  • Monday, May 1, 2006
    The days when a disloyal departing employee would sneak into the office at night and, by the light of a flashlight, pack up a briefcase full of documents containing his employer's trade secrets and other confidential information in order to start up a competing business or to give them to his new employer have, for the most part, passed. Today, that same...
  • Saturday, April 1, 2006
    The New Jersey Appellate Division has recognized an employer's duty, under certain circumstances, to investigate and stop an employee's unauthorized use of a workplace computer to access child pornography. Some observers have criticized the court's decision, in Doe v. XYZ Corporation , as creating new obligations requiring employers to spend time and money...
  • Tuesday, June 1, 2004
    Part I of this article appears in the May 2004 issue of The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel.Once all relevant internal electronic data is protected from destruction or alteration, the next step is to clearly define the scope of the data gathering project both internally and from the adversary. Not everything saved will necessarily need to be produced....
  • Saturday, May 1, 2004
    Part II of this article appears in the June 2004 issue of The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel.As we move closer and closer to a paperless world, multi-million dollar lawsuits will increasingly hinge on whether $40,000 per year network administrators understand and implement corporate document management policies properly. With that in mind, it is crucial...