[ISN] Apple’s ‘princess hacker’ really needs to stay away from Idaho cops

http://www.theregister.co.uk/2013/10/24/will_cops_raid_cupertino_to_seize_apples_princess_hacker/ By Jasper Hamill The Register 24th October 2013 Apple has given a job to a “princess hacker” in a move that potentially opens the fruity firm up to police raids… that’s if its new employee ever visits Idaho. Kristin Paget tweeted pictures of her Apple business card yesterday, which clearly showed her bizarre new job title. But Paget risks attracting the unwanted attention of police, because a US district court has ruled that anyone calling themselves a “hacker” forfeits their Fourth Amendment protection against unreasonable searches and property seizures. An Idaho court decided that a software developer’s computer could be seized without warning, simply because he admitted that he likes “hacking things and [doesn’t] want to stop”. […]




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