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Judge orders Google to hand over limited information March 18, 2006

Posted by rjdohnert in Software reviews.
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Judge James Ware has ordered Google to hand over 50,000 URL’s but was reluctant to ask for users search terms.

 

My take, BULLSHIT.  The DOJ was only interested in a certain numbver of search queries not “Vanity searches” not anything that implicates personal information.  Besides if someone is typing in “download kiddy porn videos”  the dude deserves jail.

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1. Mr WordPress - March 18, 2006

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2. Beer - March 18, 2006

“Judge’s Tells DoJ No on Google Search Queries”
http://www.sitespaces.net/thefeed.php?viewfeed&725

You may want to read our feed on this subject as Google doesn’t have to turn over anything anymore. BTW, I filed a lawsuit today. Please come blog at our site! 🙂

3. Beer - March 18, 2006

At any rate, it was on google’s official blog
http://googleblog.blogspot.com/
“Google will not have to hand over any user’s search queries to the government. That’s what a federal judge ruled today when he decided to drastically limit a subpoena issued to Google by the Department of Justice.”

They removed it recently, like within a few hours, but ultimately it said that google had won. They probably released it too soon. Oh well. It was on digg too.

4. Nathan Weinberg - March 21, 2006

Hey, RJ, you know your move from Blogger has become a minor news story, right? You should comment on it, or shoot me an email.


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