Category Archives: E-mail

CA9: SW for one CP message board user’s email account led to finding CP for defendant; no 4A violation

A search warrant was obtained for the email account of a user of the Dark Moon messaging board for users of child pornography. After searching that one, officers got permission to use the email account. That did not lead to … Continue reading

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D.D.C.: Google has to produce e-mails on server in Ireland, declining to follow 2d Cir. in Microsoft II

After Second Circuit split 4-4 on whether Google could be compelled to provide e-mails stored in a server in Ireland by a warrant, a USMJ in D.C. holds that Google has to produce e-mails stored on that server. In the … Continue reading

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Constitution Center: A Twenty-First Century Framework for Digital Privacy

Constitution Center: A Twenty-First Century Framework for Digital Privacy: Balancing Privacy and Security in the Digital Age by Jeffrey Rosen: Introduction: A Twenty-First Century Framework for Digital Privacy At the beginning of the twenty-first century, breathtaking changes in technology pose … Continue reading

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N.D.Cal.: Google mail stored overseas but only accessible from U.S. subject to SW here

The Stored Communications Act can apply extraterritorially when the data is stored overseas but it can only be accessed from Google here in the U.S. In re Search of Content that is Stored at Premises Controlled by Google, 2017 U.S. … Continue reading

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TN: Defense can’t use state SDT to get access to witness’s stored communications under SCA

The State lacked standing to challenge the subpoenas issued to its witnesses and electronic communications service providers seeking cell phone and social media communications because it had no personal right, privilege, or proprietary interest in the electronic communications at issue, … Continue reading

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D.Neb.: There is no REP in jail calls

Defendant’s jail calls were known by him to be subject to monitoring, and he had no reasonable expectation of privacy in them. There was probable cause for the search warrant for defendant’s email, giving the magistrate’s finding the due deference … Continue reading

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NYTimes Sunday Review: Trump Is President. Now Encrypt Your Email.

NYTimes Sunday Review: Trump Is President. Now Encrypt Your Email. by Max Read:

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MO: Using software to sort through publicly available information does not violate any REP

The use of software to sort through publicly available information does not violate any reasonable expectation of privacy. Shumate v. State, 2017 Mo. App. LEXIS 227 (March 28, 2017).* Playpen warrant sustained. United States v. Gaver, 2017 U.S. Dist. LEXIS … Continue reading

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W.D.Va.: Two emails showed PC to believe two email accounts would have evidence of money laundering

The facts before the USMJ, based on two emails, showed probable cause to believe that defendant’s two email accounts would have further evidence of money laundering. United States v. Bradley, 2017 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 43719 (W.D. Va. March 24, 2017). … Continue reading

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NYLJ: Facebook, DA Argue Over Constitutionality of Search Warrants

NYLJ: Facebook, DA Argue Over Constitutionality of Search Warrants by John Stashenko:

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