S.D.Ga.: Corp. officer had no standing in search of company website; aside from the fact it’s on the Internet

Defendant had no standing over government search of a corporation’s website without showing that he had a reasonable expectation of privacy in the place searched. [If it’s on the Internet and open to the world, how is there conceivably any privacy interest in it. This isn’t even close.] United States v. Waddell, 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 157187 (S.D.Ga. Nov. 20, 2015).

A zoning official took photographs of plaintiff’s backyard from a neighbor’s yard. This was not an illegal trespass on plaintiff’s property, aside from the fact it was not raised timely. Looney v. Zoning Bd. of Appeals, 2015 Conn. Super. LEXIS 2699 (New London Oct. 23, 2015).*

Because the product of a computer search was used in trial and it was found nonprejudicial for IAC purposes, it wasn’t necessary to decide whether defense counsel was ineffective for not moving to suppress in the first place. United States v. Hock, 2015 CCA LEXIS 529 (N.-M. Ct. Crim. App. Nov. 24, 2015).

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