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Supreme Court to Decide Whether to Help FBI Hack into More Computers

hacking [1]By Steve Neavling

The U.S. Supreme Court is expected to rule in favor of a Justice Department request that would allow judges to issue search warrants so that law enforcement agencies have the access to computers in any jurisdiction.

Currently, magistrate judges are limited to ordering searches within the jurisdiction of their court, Reuters reports.  [2]

The change would help federal agencies like the FBI hack into more computer networks, a concern of some tech companies and the ACLU

If a judge approves the change, both chambers of Congress would have to approve it.