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Dropbox / the cloud, legal issue

Discussion of legislation relating to computer forensics.
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Re: Dropbox / the cloud, legal issue

Post Posted: Jan 05, 15 22:30

Not a lawyer, but one could argue that any services that is being used from the computer for the person (or persons) in the warrant could up for grabs. Under that premise, if you find any login/password to a service, one that is the computer is not even currently connected to, could be covered by a warrant - regardless of country.


Not necessarily ANY service. For example: communication data from emails or social networking would require authorisation under RIPA in the UK usually. You would be bordering onto surveillance and communications with 3rd parties if you logged into a communications service such as email  

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