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SECTION 156.50
Offenses involving computers; defenses
Penal (PEN) CHAPTER 40, PART 3, TITLE J, ARTICLE 156
§ 156.50 Offenses involving computers; defenses.

In any prosecution:

1. under section 156.05 or 156.10 of this article, it shall be a
defense that the defendant had reasonable grounds to believe that he had
authorization to use the computer;

2. under section 156.20, 156.25, 156.26 or 156.27 of this article it
shall be a defense that the defendant had reasonable grounds to believe
that he had the right to alter in any manner or destroy the computer
data or the computer program;

3. under section 156.29 or 156.30 of this article it shall be a
defense that the defendant had reasonable grounds to believe that he had
the right to copy, reproduce or duplicate in any manner the computer
data or the computer program.