Skip to comments.Government Orders Google to Turn Over WikiLeaks Info
Posted on 10/10/2011 11:37:46 AM PDT by Beckett08
Google and a smaller Internet provider are being forced by the federal government to turn over information from email accounts associated with a WikiLeaks volunteer.
A secret court order will require the Mountain View-based search company and Santa Rosa-based Sonic.net to provide data from the email accounts of Jacob Appelbaum, who was a volunteer for the controversial site WikiLeaks
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This... isn’t good, as I see it.
The Federal government can now request personal information of any enemy’s browsing habits, et al. 4th amendment? What 4th amendment?
Secret court order?
A ‘secret court order’ could mean a sealed search warrant. Such things exist.
This kind of stuff happens when you get involved in leaking Classified documents.
Wikileaks has been fortunate that the current Administration didn’t have the backbone to go after them with full force as soon as this started.
Bet there's some super good stuff....stuff that would make Obama eligible for impeachment!!!
Google will roll over on this demand just like the did for China.
Devil’s advocate here: who was directly harmed by the release of that data? Is it really a breach large enough or important enough to suspend 4th amendment or even 5th amendment protections?
Tor is your friend.
Tor cannot protect you from your ISP records. Tor works to prevent 3rd parties from discovering your identity, but your ISP knows where you live.
This person is an IT manager and VP. He has a lot to loose.
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