5th Circuit Finds No Errors In Yahoo, Facebook Subpoenas In Child Porn Case

Mealey's (August 10, 2015, 12:03 PM EDT) -- HOUSTON — Search warrants and subpoenas that law enforcement personnel served on Facebook Inc. and Yahoo Inc. as part of a child pornography investigation complied with state law and the Stored Communications Act (SCA), a Fifth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals panel found Aug. 5, affirming a Texas man’s conviction under federal law (United States of America v. Damian Orisakwe, No. 14-40699, 5th Cir.; 2015 U.S. App. LEXIS 13883).

(Opinion available. Document #68-150813-025Z.)

Conviction And Sentence

In November 2013, a jury in the U.S. District Court...
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