§ 205.473 Definitions
§ 205.4732 ‘Access’ defined
§ 205.4735 ‘Computer’ defined
§ 205.4737 ‘Computer contaminant’ defined
§ 205.474 ‘Data’ defined
§ 205.4742 ‘Encryption’ defined
§ 205.4743 ‘Information service’ defined
§ 205.4744 ‘Internet or network site’ defined
§ 205.4745 ‘Network’ defined
§ 205.475 ‘Program’ defined
§ 205.4755 ‘Property’ defined
§ 205.4757 ‘Provider’ defined
§ 205.4758 ‘Provider of Internet service’ defined
§ 205.4759 ‘Response costs’ defined
§ 205.476 ‘System’ defined
§ 205.4765 Unlawful acts regarding computers: Generally
§ 205.477 Unlawful interference with or denial of access to or use of computers; unlawful use or access of computers; affirmative defense
§ 205.481 Forgery by creation, alteration or deletion of data, information, image, program, signal or sound contained in computer
§ 205.486 Unlawful use of encryption
§ 205.492 Unlawful acts involving electronic mail or transmission of other data, information, images, programs, signals or sounds to computer, system or network
§ 205.498 Provider of Internet service required to keep certain information concerning subscribers confidential; notice required to be provided to subscribers
§ 205.506 Unlawful acts regarding information services
§ 205.509 Presumption of authority of employee
§ 205.511 Victim authorized to bring civil action
§ 205.513 Enforcement of provisions

Terms Used In Nevada Revised Statutes > Chapter 205 > Unlawful Acts Regarding Computers and Information Services

  • Acting Director: means an acting Director elected or appointed in accordance with this chapter. See Nevada Revised Statutes 484D.515
  • Acting officer: means an acting officer appointed in accordance with this chapter. See Nevada Revised Statutes 484D.515
  • Acute emergency: means a period in which, by reason of loss of life, epidemic disease, destruction or damage of property, contamination of property by radiological, chemical or bacteriological means, or disruption of the means of transportation and communication, resulting from an attack, it is impossible or impracticable for the business of insurance in this state to be conducted in strict accord with the provisions of law or charters applicable thereto. See Nevada Revised Statutes 484D.515
  • Attack: means any attack, actual or imminent, or series of attacks by an enemy or a foreign nation upon the United States of America causing, or which may cause, substantial damage or injury to civilian property or persons in the United States in any manner by sabotage or by the use of bombs, shellfire, or atomic, radiological, chemical, bacteriological or biological means or other weapons or processes. See Nevada Revised Statutes 484D.515
  • Board: means the board of directors, board of trustees, committee or similar body having control of the affairs of an organization. See Nevada Revised Statutes 484D.515
  • Charter: means the certificate of organization or incorporation of an organization together with its bylaws, or the agreement establishing a fund or association together with its constitution and bylaws. See Nevada Revised Statutes 484D.515
  • Commissioner: means the Commissioner of Insurance or other person designated to exercise the powers of that office during an acute emergency. See Nevada Revised Statutes 484D.515
  • Common law: The legal system that originated in England and is now in use in the United States. It is based on judicial decisions rather than legislative action.
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • county: includes Carson City. See Nevada Revised Statutes 104.4105
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Department: means the Department of Motor Vehicles. See Nevada Revised Statutes 481.015
  • Devise: To gift property by will.
  • Director: means the Director of the Department. See Nevada Revised Statutes 481.015
  • Director: means a director, trustee or member of a board. See Nevada Revised Statutes 484D.515
  • Domestic organization: means any organization which is domiciled in this state, including, insofar as the provisions of this chapter may appropriately apply thereto, any welfare or pension fund or United States branch of an alien insurer. See Nevada Revised Statutes 484D.515
  • Escrow: Money given to a third party to be held for payment until certain conditions are met.
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Forgery: The fraudulent signing or alteration of another's name to an instrument such as a deed, mortgage, or check. The intent of the forgery is to deceive or defraud. Source: OCC
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • Liabilities: The aggregate of all debts and other legal obligations of a particular person or legal entity.
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Oath: A promise to tell the truth.
  • Officer: means an officer of a domestic organization. See Nevada Revised Statutes 484D.515
  • Organization: means any insurer, rating organization, service or advisory organization, joint underwriting association or other organization which is subject, in whole or in part, to the insurance laws of this state. See Nevada Revised Statutes 484D.515
  • person: means a natural person, any form of business or social organization and any other nongovernmental legal entity including, but not limited to, a corporation, partnership, association, trust or unincorporated organization. See Nevada Revised Statutes 104.4111
  • physician: means a person who engages in the practice of medicine, including osteopathy and homeopathy. See Nevada Revised Statutes 104.4201
  • Preliminary hearing: A hearing where the judge decides whether there is enough evidence to make the defendant have a trial.
  • Quorum: means the minimum number of directors required by charter and law, other than this chapter, to be present for valid action to be taken at a meeting of a board with respect to each particular item of business which may come before such meeting. See Nevada Revised Statutes 484D.515
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • Trustee: A person or institution holding and administering property in trust.