BuzzFeed: The Government Has Dropped Its Demand That Facebook Not Tell Users About Search Warrants

Buzzfeed: The Government Has Dropped Its Demand That Facebook Not Tell Users About Search Warrants. “In making the decision, prosecutors did not concede the legal arguments raised by Facebook and civil liberties and electronic privacy groups against the nondisclosure orders attached to the search warrants. According to court papers filed jointly by Facebook and the US attorney’s office in Washington on Wednesday, prosecutors determined that the underlying investigation that prompted the search warrants — the details of which are under seal — had ‘progressed … to the point where the [nondisclosure orders] are no longer needed.'”

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