Vermont Electronic Privacy

WAMC News
5:30 pm
Fri December 14, 2012

Vermont Supreme Court Says Judge OK to Limit Search

The Vermont Supreme Court has ruled that a judge can impose restrictions on a search warrant in an electronic privacy case.

The state had complained that a lower court judge had placed too many restrictions on a search warrant that Burlington police had obtained for a man's computer and other electronic devices in an identity theft investigation.

Police believed a Burlington man had used a computer to apply for credit cards in the name of an elderly New York state man.

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