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+ - Obama Wants Computer Privacy Ruling Overturned-> 1

Submitted by schwit1
schwit1 (797399) writes "The Obama administration is seeking to reverse a federal appeals court decision that dramatically narrows the government’s search-and-seizure powers in the digital age.

Solicitor General Elena Kagan and Justice Department officials are asking the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to reconsider its August ruling that federal prosecutors went too far when seizing 104 professional baseball players’ drug results when they had a warrant for just 10.

Meet the new boss, same as the old boss."

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Obama Wants Computer Privacy Ruling Overturned

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  • RTFA, the court basically said that if you (the gov't) want to look at the entire hard drive, you have to do it through a 3rd party who will only tell you what you need/are approved to know.

    The government basically said "Judge(s), that's inconvenient. Change it back!"

    TFA is not absurdly long though it isn't a brief either.

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