Court Rules Cell Phone Is a Computer

When a man pleaded guilty to bringing a 15-year-old girl across state lines to have sex, prosecutors sought to lengthen his sentence by arguing he used a “computer” (known to the defendant as his “cell phone”) to aid in commission of the crime. The 8th Circuit judge agreed that a cell phone fit the broad definition in federal law of a computer.

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