Thursday, September 23, 2021

US v. Wilson, No. 18-50440 (9-21-21)(Berzon w/Watford & Whaley). This is an interesting and important case regarding “private searches” and passing the information over to law enforcement. This involves hashtags not equaling an actual look. Google detected uploads as email attachments that were keyed to child porn. They passed the information over to law enforcement but never actually examined the uploads. The gov’t overstepped the information given because it learned new information than what was presented in the uploads attachment and the gov’t looked further.

The decision is here:


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