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As cyberthreats mount, hacker’s conviction underscores criticism of government overreach

April 29, 2013

Critics contend the law has become dangerously overbroad and might criminalize activity as innocuous as touching a mouse and peeking at someone’s screen in a coffee shop.

“It’s too vague, and its punishments are too severe,’’ said Hanni Fakhoury, a staff attorney at the Electronic Frontier Foundation, a digital rights group working on Auernheimer’s appeal.

Monday, April 29, 2013
The Washington Post
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