Apr 022014
 April 2, 2014  Posted by  Court, Featured News, Surveillance, U.S.

Ryan Abbott reports:

A federal judge denied another search-and-seizure warrant application for an iPhone because the government can’t explain how it will avoid snagging information falling outside the scope of the warrant.

U.S. Magistrate Judge John Facciola, who last week denied four applications for search-and-seizure warrants for child pornography, also denied the government’s most recent request to search an iPhone 4S.

“Specifically, the government fails to articulate how it will limit the possibility that data outside the scope of the warrant will be searched,” Facciola wrote in the ruling.

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