|Christian & Small LLP||Birmingham||Alabama|
|Greenberg Glusker||Los Angeles||California|
|Brody Wilkinson PC||Fairfield County||Connecticut|
|Krevolin & Horst, LLC||Atlanta||Georgia|
|Rosenblum Goldenhersh||St. Louis||Missouri|
|Iseman, Cunningham, Riester & Hyde LLP||Albany||New York|
|Iseman, Cunningham, Riester & Hyde LLP||Poughkeepsie||New York|
|Carroll & O'Dea||Sydney||Australia|
|Barcellos Tucunduva Advogados||Sao Paulo||Brazil|
|Pinilla Gonzalez & Prieto Abogados||Bogota||Colombia|
|Vatier & Associes||Paris||France|
|WINHELLER Attorneys at Law & Tax Advisors||Frankfurt am Main||Germany|
|Russell Advocaten B.V.||Amsterdam||Netherlands|
|Giwa-Osagie & Company||Ikoyi||Nigeria|
|Elzanowski Cherka & Wasowski||Warsaw||Poland|
|MME Legal | Tax | Compliance||Zurich||Switzerland|
The laws reflecting computers and software emphasize the legal remedies available to protect computer and software-related assets and property. Under a broad base of circumstances, software and computer programs may hold restrictions by patent and/or copyright.
Hacking is the deliberate and unauthorized access, use, disclosure, and/or taking of electronic data on a computer and is covered under federal and varied state criminal statutes. The computer crime of hacking is committed when a person willfully, knowingly, and without authorization or without reasonable grounds to believe that he or she has such authorization, attempts or achieves access, communication, examination, or modification of data, computer programs, or supporting documentation residing or existing internal or external to a computer, computer system, or computer network.
Hacking may also occur when a person willfully, knowingly, and without authorization or without reasonable grounds to believe that he or she has such authorization, destroys data, computer programs, or supporting documentation residing or existing internal or external to a computer, computer system, or computer network. Besides the destruction of such data, hacking may also be defined to include the disclosure, use or taking of the data. commits an offense against intellectual property.