Supreme Court Holds Social Media Spying a Federal Crime

Author:Mr Daniel McLoon, Mauricio F. Paez, Richard J. Johnson, Jonathon Little, Kevin D. Lyles, Todd S. McClelland, Jeff Rabkin, Lisa M. Ropple, Adam Salter, Michiru Takahashi, Undine von Diemar, Paloma Bru, Olivier Haas, Jörg Hladjk and Anand Varadarajan
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On September 19, the Argentinean Supreme Court ruled (source document in Spanish) that spying on Facebook or by email or cellphone contact lists of one's partner constitutes a federal crime. The Court ruled that such acts are "an illegitimate access to an electronic communication or computer data of restricted access, which can only be entered through means that according to its own characteristics...

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