2006


State's HP Case May Be Tough to Win

Los Angeles Times

http://articles.latimes.com/2006/sep/15/business/fi-hp15

Because no California law specifically bans pretexting to obtain phone records, Lockyer's office is trying to cobble together a criminal case from four provisions of the state penal code, each of which designed with other crimes in mind.

"There's a mix of halfway laws on the subject," said Chris Hoofnagle, a privacy law expert at UC Berkeley School of Law.

 

9/15/2006