[tor-talk] followup: United States v. Jay Michaud
mirimir at riseup.net
Fri Mar 10 05:56:47 UTC 2017
On 03/09/2017 10:14 PM, krishna e bera wrote:
> "The Department of Justice filed a motion in Washington State federal
> court on Friday to dismiss its indictment against a child porn site. It
> wasn’t for lack of evidence; it was because the FBI didn’t want to
> disclose details of a hacking tool to the defense as part of discovery.
> Evidence in United States v. Jay Michaud hinged at least in part on
> information federal investigators had gathered by exploiting a
> vulnerability in the Tor anonymity network.
The Wired article misleadingly says "indictment against a child porn
site". Jay Michaud was allegedly just a user, not a site admin etc.
David Browning and Steven Chase were allegedly the admins.
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