May 282016
 
 May 28, 2016  Court

Adam Klasfeld reports:

In a setback of data-privacy advocates, the Second Circuit agreed en banc today that authorities did not commit an unreasonable seizure by sitting on computer data for 2 ½ years before an investigation.

Judge Denny Chin penned a furious dissent likening the case to the digital-age equivalent of the general warrants from Britain’s throne that inspired the American Revolution.

Read more about U.S. v. Ganias on Courthouse News.