National Information Infrastructure Protection Act Of 1996

The National Information Infrastructure Protection Act of 1996 was proposed to amend the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act to reflect changes that were occurring in technology and the computer industry. However the growing changes in technology and the fact that more advanced cybercrimes are occurred has lead legislation to continually be updated.

The following questions have been addressed in this article:

How was the definition of computers that were protected under the statute modified?
Why was this legislation proposed to amend the CFAA?

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