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CFAA Expansion

The Computer Fraud and Abuse Act has been used to quash speech and activism – and led to the tragic suicide of activist Aaron Swartz. Congress needs to fix it, but instead they're pushing to make it even harsher and more expansive.

Please tell your senators to vote against an amendment to expand the CFAA when it comes up for a vote this week. We'll connect you to them and give you a script you can use.

Or call (202) 759-0443 to connect.

The Computer Fraud and Abuse Act has been used to quash speech and activism – led to the tragic suicide of activist Aaron Swartz. Congress needs to fix it, but instead they're pushing to make it even harsher and more expansive.

Please tell your senators to vote against an amendment to expand the CFAA when it comes up for a vote this week. We'll connect you to them and give you a script you can use.

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The Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (aka CFAA) determines much of what’s legal and illegal on the Internet – but it was written in 1986, before most Americans started interacting online and before the World Wide Web was even invented. Corporations, law enforcement, and government officials have used the CFAA to threaten and jail innovators and activists for years – and it’s time we bring it into the right century.

Learn more here.

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