Wire Fraud Statute LiabilityThe wire fraud statute has been attempted to apply to present violations involving the Internet and copyright issues. The use of electronic commerce for illegal means has become a concern of legislators due to its increasing use with the rise of the Internet and technology.
The following questions have been addressed in this article:Has there been a case where the wire fraud statute has been found to apply to computer software?
Should new laws be drafted after new technology is introduced into the electronic marketplace?
What has the effect of the non-extension of the wire fraud statute?