Judge Rejects DOJ's Amended Request For Email Search Warrant

Magistrate Judge John Facciola has shot down a new modified proposal from the Justice Department to access a citizen's email address as part of an investigation. The judge said that the warrant did not prove that it is worth violating the citizen's rights by seizing the contents of their entire Apple mail account. "The government is unwilling—for whatever reason—to give up its policy of seizing large quantities of e-mails and other Fourth Amendment protected data even after this Court has repeatedly warned it against doing so," he wrote in a ruling on Monday.

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