May 122015
 May 12, 2015  Court, Surveillance, U.S.

David Kravets reports:

The Justice Department on Tuesday withdrew its appeal of a lower court’s December ruling that said it was illegal for police to attach a webcam to a utility pole and spy on a suspected drug dealer’s house in rural Washington state for six weeks.

The government did not comment on its decision to drop the appeal in a brief filing to the 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals.

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