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Judge Denies FBI's Request To 'Hack A Computer'

Thursday, April 25, 2013 - 9:11 PM
U.S. Magistrate Judge Stephen Smith in Houston, Texas, refused to approve a sealed search warrant application that would let the government "hack a computer suspected of criminal use."

The Federal Bureau of Investigation said it needed the information to pursue federal bank fraud, identity theft and computer security charges.

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