District attorney says there wasn't sufficient evidence to prosecute Gizmodo editors for extortion, despite then-Apple CEO Steve Jobs accusing the gadget blog of precisely that.
San Mateo County District Attorney's office tells CNET it's filed misdemeanor theft charges against two men who allegedly sold a prototype iPhone last year to the Gizmodo gadget blog.
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Probe into lost iPhone 4 prototype is expected to end soon, which could lead to criminal charges against man who found it or Gawker Media's Gizmodo, which bought it.
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Judge will hear dispute between media organizations and prosecutors on unsealing records concerning the criminal investigation into what may have been a prototype iPhone purchased by Gizmodo.
Judge expected to hear arguments Thursday on whether CNET and other media groups will have access to docs about search of a Gizmodo editor's home.
A secret court order sealing records relating to the search of a Gizmodo editor's home violates California law, CNET and other media organizations are planning to tell a judge this week.
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.
Attorney for parent company says it might file suit against county because a search of editor's home violated law limiting newsroom searches.