Snooping employee must pay to clean up his own mess

In these pages, we usually talk about employees who sue their employers over their termination or some other perceived mistreatment. This month, we take a look at an employer who flipped the table and sued its former employee over the cost of discovering and fixing damage wrought by his misconduct. Although it's not always applicable, the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA) provides a useful tool for employers to recover the cost of undoing the bad things employees do while using company computers.

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