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Federal Judge backpedals: Google must now hand over private customer data

Posted by Warm Southern Breeze on Saturday, June 1, 2013

Google ordered to hand private customer data over to FBI investigators

Judge who earlier ruled National Security Letters unconstitutional orders Google to nonetheless comply with them

Matt Williams and agencies
  • guardian.co.uk, Saturday 1 June 2013 11.49 EDT
  • A US judge has ordered Google to comply with FBI secret demands for customer data, despite earlier ruling the warrantless orders unconstitutional.

    It was unclear from the judge's ruling what type of information the government sought to obtain with the letters. Photograph: Joel Saget/AFP/Getty Images

    It was unclear from the judge’s ruling what type of information the government sought to obtain with the letters. Photograph: Joel Saget/AFP/Getty Images

    District court judge Susan Illston this week rejected the internet search giant’s argument that so-called National Security Letters (NSLs) violated its constitutional rights. As such it ordered Google to hand over private information relating to US citizens to federal agents.

    It comes despite Illston earlier ruling Read the rest of this entry »

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