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📱|Government issuing ‘keyword warrants’ to Google…

写真 Government investigators have a used controversial practice in secret to search for criminals online for years. – Angela Lang/CNET/TNS

Government issuing ‘keyword warrants’ to Google…


The United States government has reportedly been issuing secret “keyword warrants” to Google for those who look up certain phrases and names, triggering worry over privacy in addition to concern for innocent internet users, who could unknowingly and erroneously become involved in major criminal investigations. The controversial practice, used in secret to search for criminals for years, was revealed on Tuesday in “accidentally unsealed” court documents cited by Forbes. So far only a few such warrants have been made public, the most recent one stemming from a 2019 investigation in Wisconsin, wh… →このまま続きを読む

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