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US court rules masking IP address to access blocked Website violates law

U.S. District Judge Charles Breyer in Northern District of California has ruled that avoiding an IP address block to connect to a Website is a breach of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA). Some have taken this decision to mean that the court’s broad interpretation of the law may mean accessing Websites that are accessible only to some users by proxy servers , virtual private networks (VPN)s, or Tor may be illegal.

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