The DOJ Will No Longer Prosecute 'Good Faith' Hacking

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The DOJ Will No Longer Prosecute 'Good Faith' Hacking

Post by Admin » Fri May 20, 2022 7:04 pm

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) won’t prosecute good faith hacking or security research, the agency said on Thursday. This applies to individuals who may have broken the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA) while acting in “good faith.”


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The previous DOJ policy on ethical hacking or good-faith security research was quite broad
The broadness of the CFAA has previously come under scrutiny from numerous organizations. Non-profit digital rights group Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) has been vocal about the old regulations.

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