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attorney-client privilege

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Judge: Child porn suspect doesn't need to decrypt files

Earlier court order requiring a Wisconsin suspect in underage porn case to decrypt his hard drives for the FBI by the end of the day Tuesday -- or face contempt of court -- has been lifted.

By June 4, 2013

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Texas AG slaps Google with suit over withheld documents

The antitrust investigation filed against the Web giant by the state of Texas two years ago is compounded by a new civil lawsuit alleging Google refuses to handover "privileged" documents.

By June 21, 2012

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Judge: Americans can be forced to decrypt their laptops

Colorado federal judge gives Ramona Fricosu until February 21 to decrypt her PGP Desktop-encrypted Toshiba laptop--or face the consequences.

By January 23, 2012

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DOJ takes swipe at EFF over encryption passphrases

Federal prosecutors say guide prepared by Electronic Frontier Foundation buttresses their position on whether Americans can be forced to divulge their passphrases.

By July 22, 2011

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Man suing for half of Facebook loses lawyer

Paul Ceglia, who claims he is entitled to 50 percent ownership in Facebook, loses his high-power legal representation at a critical juncture in the case.

By June 28, 2011

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Strange turn in dancing baby vs. Prince case

Mother who posted video to YouTube of her children dancing to Prince song and later sued Universal Music for trying to remove it is accused of violating court order, loses attorney-client privileges.

By February 14, 2011

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Did EFF lawyer cross line in LimeWire case?

Federal court judge suggests that one of the most respected attorneys from the technology sector advised LimeWire execs to destroy evidence.

By May 18, 2010

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Journalist shield law may not halt iPhone probe

Federal and state laws limiting newsroom searches are unlikely to help Gizmodo's editors, if they're the target of a criminal investigation regarding a prototype iPhone.

By April 27, 2010

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Google backs Yahoo in privacy fight with DOJ

In court fight against Justice Department, Yahoo finds ally in Google and privacy groups, who say police need warrant to read private e-mail.

By April 13, 2010

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Security guide to customs-proofing your laptop

News.com offers a handy color-coded threat level system for protecting your data at international border crossings from snoopy customs agents.

By March 13, 2008