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Canadian Press NewsAlert: Court says warrant needed for Internet info

June 13, 2014

The Canadian Press

OTTAWA - The Supreme Court of Canada says police need a search warrant to get information from Internet service providers about their subscribers' identities when they are under investigation.

The high court's unanimous ruling on online privacy issues comes in the appeal of a Saskatchewan man facing child pornography charges.

The case has implications for the federal government's current cyber-bullying bill, setting the stage for another political clash between the Harper government and the Supreme Court.

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Source: Canadian Press DataFile

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