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The Supreme Court's decision means it should no longer be so easy to convict whistleblowers like Thomas Drake and Chelsea Manning with the CFAA.
"At the time, it would not have been possible to crack an encrypted password hash, such as the one Manning obtained," testified Patrick Eller, a digital forensic expert.
Chelsea Manning was found guilty of violating the Espionage Act on National Whistleblower Appreciation Day