Summary: H.R.5061 — 100th Congress (1987-1988)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (07/14/1988)

Computer Virus Eradication Act of 1988 - Amends the Federal criminal code to impose penalties upon individuals who knowingly: (1) insert into a computer program information or commands which will result in a loss to users of such program; or (2) provide such program to others who do not know of such insertion.

Permits an individual who has suffered a loss as a result of such a computer program to seek redress in a civil action.