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Warrantless Search of File-Sharing Network Upheld (access required)

In a case of first impression, a Fairfax Circuit Court says police use of a law enforcement search tool to monitor a peer-to-peer network and identify the IP address of a person who used the network to share child pornography did not implicate the Fourth Amendment; defendant had no reasonable expectation of privacy in use ...