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Why Facebook Data Tends to Condemn You in Court | Wired Business | Wired.com
Topic: Miscellaneous 3:16 pm EST, Jan  8, 2013

Facebook rebuffed the defense attorney’s subpoena seeking access to the conversation, citing the federal Stored Communications Act, which protects the privacy of electronic communications like e-mail – but which carves out an exemption for law enforcement, thus assisting prosecutors. “It’s so one-sided … they cooperate 110 percent anytime someone in the government asks for information,” one Oregon attorney told the Portland Oregonian, citing a separate case in which Facebook withheld conversations that could have disproved a rape charge, but turned over the same conversations when the prosecution demanded them.

This imbalance in the stored communications act is noteworthy.

Why Facebook Data Tends to Condemn You in Court | Wired Business | Wired.com



 
 
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