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Facebook fighting court order
over law enforcement access

Associated Press, by Staff

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Posted By:LittleHoodedMonk, 7/16/2017 6:44:36 PM

Facebook is fighting a court order that blocks the social media giant from letting users know when law enforcement investigators ask to search their online information, particularly their political affiliations and comments. Major technology companies and civil liberties groups have joined Facebook in the case, which resembles legal challenges throughout the country from technology companies that oppose how the government seeks access to internet data in emails or social media accounts during criminal investigations, The Washington Post reported . Facebook is arguing in the D.C. Court of Appeals that the order violates

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Since I don´t use any social media websites, not worried. But then, you never know if someone is saying bad things either. Oh, well. Ignorance is bliss.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Mushroom, 7/16/2017 6:57:09 PM     (No. 11320934)

Has there ever been a media or technology dewveloped that the Government hasn´t demanded full and unhindered access to? They have even gone so far as to create false contact poin ts just to gather information on innocent citizens.
On this one topic I stand with Zuckerman.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Lawsy0, 7/16/2017 7:52:20 PM     (No. 11320955)

My dad called it ´´womb to the tomb´´ regulation. Gov´t giveth and Gov´t taketh away.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Janjan, 7/16/2017 8:08:45 PM     (No. 11320967)

We should not be ok with this whether you use social media or not. Investigating crime is a great excuse meant to make you look like you are in-American if you object. This is government intrusion into private lives that they have no right to.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: mamafrog, 7/17/2017 12:13:38 AM     (No. 11321048)

If you watch crime shows you know that one of the first places the police turn is to social media.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: mickturn, 7/17/2017 9:31:26 AM     (No. 11321241)

No court order, no access.

READ the Constitution!

DONE!

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