Old Judges and New Tech Not Good Mix

Posted: July 11, 2016 by Nazim in Criminal Procedure, Evidence, Right to Privacy


The logic in the opinion below appears to be that criminals who invade people’s computers exist, and therefore computer users should have no expectation of privacy. This makes sense: burglars exist, so I shouldn’t have any expectation of privacy in my home.

I don’t want to trivialize the good the FBI managed to do here: it’s tough to put child pornographers behind bars. The real problem here is that these issues need new laws, and we need a Congress that can pass laws. Luckily, elections are around the corner.

via FBI didn’t need warrant to use malware to find visitors to child-porn website, judge rules


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