Criminal Offenses

CHAPTER 11-52.2
Software Fraud

SECTION 11-52.2-4

§ 11-52.2-4. Deceptive sale of software.

It is unlawful for a person who is not an owner or operator to do any of the following with regard to the owner or operator's computer:

(1) Induce an owner or operator to install a computer software component onto the computer by intentionally misrepresenting the extent to which installing the software is necessary for security or privacy reasons or in order to open, view, or play a particular type of content; and

(2) Deceptively cause the execution on the computer of a computer software component with the intent of causing an owner or operator to use the component in a manner that violates any other provision of this section.

History of Section.
(P.L. 2006, ch. 583, § 1.)