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  1. Yelp: Court Ruling on Anonymous Customer Reviews 'Could Have a Chilling Effect on Free Speech'

    The only way for Hadeed to find out whether this was the case was to subpoena Yelp for the information, the Washington Times reported. A U.S.court has ordered local business review website Yelp to reveal the names of seven of its anonymous reviewers.

  2. In Google We Trust (Your Identity)

    Well, to that I would say to ask the three Wikileaks Volunteers who were turned into authorities after their Google accounts were searched without their knowledge because the Federal Government requested access (no subpoena needed), or the new...

  3. Sharing Netflix Password Could Make Jailhouse Rock

    What constitutes enough information to get a subpoena? If you live in the state of Tennessee sharing your password to your music or movie access accounts could land you in jail after July 1. Tennessee governor Bill Haslam passed a bill making music...

  4. The Web's Wild West Days Are Gone

    The newspaper was served a grand jury subpoena from the's office demanding they turn over all records pertaining to those postings, including full name, date of birth, physical address, gender, ZIP code, password prompts, security...

  5. Search Records Requests under Patriot Act Ruled Unconstitutional

    The NSL has been a popular counter-terrorism tool since it can be issued without court approval or subpoena. Yesterday controversial elements of the Patriot Act were ruled unconstitutional by federal district court judge Victor Marrero.

  6. 2007: A Search Odyssey? Keynote Conversation with Matt Cutts

    When the DOJ went after us with a subpoena against 34 companies, Google was the only one they fined. In addition to being an oxymoron, though, the same writer reassures us that Matt "is not the dark Sith overlord of the Googleplex," but rather...