Judge Balks At Google's Protest Of Overseas Data Warrant

By Cara Bayles (August 10, 2017, 10:28 PM EDT) -- Google seemed poised to lose its bid to dodge a search warrant for information stored outside the U.S. Thursday, when a California federal judge said he would probably overrule the tech giant's objections that the data was outside the jurisdiction of the Stored Communications Act.

U.S. District Judge Richard Seeborg said he would likely deny Google's bid for him to reconsider a magistrate judge's finding that the U.S. Department of Justice could obtain Google email account information for an ongoing investigation, because the data was retrievable from the U.S. The company had pointed him to the Second Circuit's July finding that...

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