US court: No expectation of privacy if using computers connected to the Internet

A federal judge for the Eastern District of Virginia has ruled that the user of any computer that connects to the Internet should not have an expectation of privacy because computer security is ineffectual at stopping hackers.

Country: Global

Domains: Privacy

Stakeholder: Judicial

Tags: Internet, expectation of privacy, PlayPen, law enforcement, network investigative technique

Posted on Monday 4 July 2016

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