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Chat Logging requires consent?

2004-04-12 23:23:17.947105+00 by meuon 1 comments

"Consent required story" at Register.com. I get mixed feelings on this one, I'm both glad that a 'search warrant' would be required for "Big Brother" to log/intercept such things, and when I have had to 'sniff' in the middle, they always had a search warrant. In this case, I am amazed that they threw out the case due to the two party consent rule. My personal opinion: don't post to the web or via e-mail or anywhere electronic anything you don't want on the front page of the local newspaper. And don't think this ruling will help you, they'll just get a search warrant, or in places like Rhea County TN or Cleveland TN, the Judge will probably just post-date one as needed.

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#Comment Re: made: 2004-04-13 14:10:59.887348+00 by: polly

just another example of how the bad guy gets away with the crime. there should be some kind of over ride of legal technicalities when the crime is committed against children.