Seen a few top cases in the news recently, and many of them usually involve prosecutors pulling internet search logs from the suspect's computer history and presenting it to court. I'm curious, would these logs come from the user's pc, or do search engines like Google keep a history of these logs? --- (-_-)_/
#2The_nibletPosted 8/16/2013 10:37:16 PM
Google keeps logs iirc.
So yes they could find all your weird porn that you've looked up if they wanted. --- http://img204.imageshack.us/img204/4723/mudcrabkill.png The Infamous Mobb Deep.
#3stmstrPosted 8/16/2013 10:38:11 PM
If it was as simple as getting a .txt file from Google and hitting ctrl+f, then this wouldn't have happened:
Those 'investigators' were probably the IT guys in the office. I'm thinking high level clearance here, and i don't think the browsers' privacy mode is truly private. --- (-_-)_/
#5ZukkusPosted 8/16/2013 10:47:57 PM
They essentially tell someone, "Hey, give us what we want or we'll charge you with obstructing justice." and said ISP/company caves without incident. --- "I just wasted a bullet. Don't waste your life." -Big Boss
#6lionheart5656Posted 8/16/2013 11:03:50 PM
They essentially tell someone, "Hey, give us what we want or we'll charge you with obstructing justice." and said ISP/company caves without incident.
It's more along the lines of they don't want to pay lawyers to fight for something they don't care about.
They can require the agency to get a court order unless the agency specifically has the power to do what they are doing. --- http://tinyurl.com/3ljyptn Shooting blanks, every time, all the time.
#7Lonestar2000Posted 8/16/2013 11:47:14 PM
Your ISP, search engine and computer all have logs. --- Rumble Roses. Someone enters the room. Them: O_O Me: What?! I always play games without my pants on!- Inmate 922335
#8ATARIJAWAPosted 8/17/2013 12:19:29 AM
Normally when I have to pull a warrant on a search history we go right to the ISP. --- Gamefaqs game rating system : 10 = Best Game Ever. 8-9. Crushing dissapointment. Below 8 :Total Garbage. This is getting ridiculous. people agreeing so far 105