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Sex Offender Sues MySpace Over Privacy

A convicted Georgia sex offender is spearheading an effort to prevent media companies like Yahoo, Myspace and Comcast from honoring search warrants from out-of-state law enforcement, claiming in a Manhattan federal lawsuit that they violate the companies’ privacy policies and federal wiretapping laws. Cory Hubbard, 34, who was convicted in 2008 of using Myspace to [...]

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Internet Privacy Suits Filed Against Yahoo, Others

A set of potential class actions filed recently in Georgia against three Internet powerhouses raises interesting questions about how law enforcement agencies get information about Internet users without their knowledge. The suits claim that Comcast, Yahoo and Windstream have violated federal wiretap and computer privacy laws by providing information in response to warrants or subpoenas [...]

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