USA v. In re a Search Warrant Issued to Google, Inc. on August 24, 2011

U.S. District Court
Eastern District of Virginia - (Alexandria)
CRIMINAL DOCKET FOR CASE #: 1:11-sw-00454-TRJ-1

Assigned to: Magistrate Judge Thomas Rawles Jones Jr


Date Filed: 02/28/2012


Defendant (1)
In re a Search Warrant Issued to Google, Inc. on August 24, 2011

Pending Counts

Disposition
None

Highest Offense Level (Opening)
None

Terminated Counts

Disposition
None

Highest Offense Level (Terminated)
None

Complaints

Disposition
None


Interested Party
Google, Inc. represented byJohn Kuropatkin Roche
Perkins Coie LLP
700 13th St NW
Suite 600
Washington, DC 20005-3690
202-654-6200
Fax: 202-654-6211
Email: jroche@perkinscoie.com
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED


Plaintiff
USA represented byAndrew Peterson
US Attorney's Office (Alexandria-NA)
2100 Jamieson Avenue
Alexandria, VA 22314
**NA**
703-299-3700
Email: andy.peterson@usdoj.gov
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Date Filed #Docket Text
02/28/20121 MEMORANDUM OPINION AND ORDER as to In re a Search Warrant Issued to Google, Inc. on August 24, 2011. ORDERED that, unless the government appeals from this order within 14 days, then Google, Inc. may thereafter deliver to its subscriber a copy of the search warrant numbered 1:11sw454, including Attachment A and the first paragraph but not subsequent pages of its Attachment B, and from which the name of the attesting official has been redacted; but a government appeal shall operate to stay this relief pending further order of the court. The remainder of the record will remain under seal. Because no confidential information is revealed in the present order, it will not be filed under seal, and the Clerk is directed to open an electronic file with this docket number and to file this order herein. Signed by Magistrate Judge Thomas Rawles Jones, Jr on 2/28/2012. (rban, ) (Entered: 02/28/2012)
03/26/2012 2  ORDERED that the memorandum opinion and order entered 2/28/12 is hereby amended as follows. Unless the government appeals within 14 days hereafter, then Google, Inc. may thereafter deliver to its subscriber a copy of the search warrant numbered 1:11sw454, including its Attachment A and the first page but not subsequent pages of it Attachment B, from which the name of the email account and the name of the attesting official have been redacted. Google, Inc. may disclose the identity of the email account to the subscriber, and the subscriber is not prohibited from further disclosure of the material that Google, Inc. discloses to the subscriber pursuant to this order. The record herein remains under seal, and not part of it may be disclosed without court order except to the extent provided above. Signed by Magistrate Judge Thomas Rawles Jones, Jr on 3/26/2012. (rban, ) (Entered: 03/26/2012)

 

 

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Alexa O'Brien Alexa O'Brien researches and writes about national security. Her work has been published in VICE News, The Cairo Review of Global Affairs, Guardian UK, Salon, The Daily Beast, and featured on the BBC, PBS Frontline, On The Media, Democracy Now!, and Public Radio International. In 2013, she was shortlisted for the Martha Gellhorn Prize for Journalism in the UK and listed in The Verge 50..