§ 76-6-701 Computer Crimes Act — Short title
§ 76-6-702 Definitions
§ 76-6-703 Computer crimes and penalties
§ 76-6-704 Attorney general, county attorney, or district attorney to prosecute — Conduct violating other statutes
§ 76-6-705 Reporting violations

Terms Used In Utah Code > Title 76 > Chapter 6 > Part 7

  • Access: means to directly or indirectly use, attempt to use, instruct, communicate with, cause input to, cause output from, or otherwise make use of any resources of a computer, computer system, computer network, or any means of communication with any of them. See Utah Code 76-6-702
  • Authorization: means having the express or implied consent or permission of the owner, or of the person authorized by the owner to give consent or permission to access a computer, computer system, or computer network in a manner not exceeding the consent or permission. See Utah Code 76-6-702
  • 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.
  • Computer: means any electronic device or communication facility that stores, retrieves, processes, or transmits data. See Utah Code 76-6-702
  • Computer network: means :
    (a) the interconnection of communication or telecommunication lines between:
    (i) computers; or
    (ii) computers and remote terminals; or
    (b) the interconnection by wireless technology between:
    (i) computers; or
    (ii) computers and remote terminals. See Utah Code 76-6-702
  • Computer property: includes electronic impulses, electronically produced data, information, financial instruments, software, or programs, in either machine or human readable form, any other tangible or intangible item relating to a computer, computer system, computer network, and copies of any of them. See Utah Code 76-6-702
  • Computer system: means a set of related, connected or unconnected, devices, software, or other related computer equipment. See Utah Code 76-6-702
  • Confidential: means data, text, or computer property that is protected by a security system that clearly evidences that the owner or custodian intends that it not be available to others without the owner's or custodian's permission. See Utah Code 76-6-702
  • damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • devise: To gift property by will.
  • entitlement: A Federal program or provision of law that requires payments to any person or unit of government that meets the eligibility criteria established by law. Entitlements constitute a binding obligation on the part of the Federal Government, and eligible recipients have legal recourse if the obligation is not fulfilled. Social Security and veterans' compensation and pensions are examples of entitlement programs.
  • felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • License or entitlement: includes :
    (a) licenses, certificates, and permits granted by governments;
    (b) degrees, diplomas, and grades awarded by educational institutions;
    (c) military ranks, grades, decorations, and awards;
    (d) membership and standing in organizations and religious institutions;
    (e) certification as a peace officer;
    (f) credit reports; and
    (g) another record or datum upon which a person may be reasonably expected to rely in making decisions that will have a direct benefit or detriment to another. See Utah Code 76-6-702
  • misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Person: means :Utah Code 68-3-12.5
  • program: means a series of instructions or statements in a form acceptable to a computer, relating to the operations of the computer, or permitting the functioning of a computer system in a manner designed to provide results including system control programs, application programs, or copies of any of them. See Utah Code 76-6-702
  • Property: includes both real and personal property. See Utah Code 68-3-12.5
  • prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • Security system: means a computer, computer system, network, or computer property that has some form of access control technology implemented, such as encryption, password protection, other forced authentication, or access control designed to keep out unauthorized persons. See Utah Code 76-6-702
  • Services: include computer time, data manipulation, and storage functions. See Utah Code 76-6-702
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