Appendix M. Electronic Communications Privacy Act

(18 U.S.C. § 2701 et seq.) (Including the Stored Communications Act [SCA])

§ 2701. Unlawful access to stored communications

(a)     Offense.—Except as provided in subsection (c) of this section whoever—

(1)     intentionally accesses without authorization a facility through which an electronic communication service is provided; or

(2)     intentionally exceeds an authorization to access that facility; and thereby obtains, alters, or prevents authorized access to a wire or electronic communication while it is in electronic storage in such system shall be punished as provided in subsection (b) of this section.

(b)     Punishment.—The punishment for an offense under subsection (a) of this section ...

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