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Power Ventures, Inc. v. Facebook, Inc.

Petition for certiorari denied on October 10, 2017
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
16-1105 9th. Cir. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2017

Issue: Whether an online company given consent by users of an online social networking service to access data shared or stored by the users on the service, but is prohibited access by the service, “intentionally accesses a computer without authorization . . . and thereby obtains information from [a] protected computer” in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 1030(a)(2)(c) of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act.

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Mar 09 2017Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due April 12, 2017)
Apr 10 2017Waiver of right of respondent Facebook, Inc. to respond filed.
Apr 13 2017Letter of April 11, 2017, from counsel for petitioners received.
Apr 19 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of May 11, 2017.
Apr 25 2017Response Requested. (Due May 25, 2017)
Apr 27 2017Order extending time to file response to petition to and including June 26, 2017.
May 25 2017Brief amicus curiae of Cato Institute filed.
Jun 13 2017Brief of respondent Facebook, Inc. in opposition filed.
Jun 28 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of September 25, 2017.
Jun 30 2017Reply of petitioner Power Ventures, Inc., et al. filed. (Distributed)
Jul 17 2017Rescheduled.
Sep 20 2017DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 10/6/2017.
Oct 10 2017Petition DENIED.