Ministry US cease to struggle to data visitors anti-Trump-website

Ministry US cease to struggle to data visitors anti-Trump-website

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The U.s. department of Justice is not to seek more information about the visitors of the anti-Trump-website

Last week, web hosting provider Dreamhost announced that the ministry all sorts of information about the administrators and visitors of the site had requested. In total, the care of 1.3 million ip addresses of your visitors have to hand over, but Dreamhost moisture that request to the court.

The ministry is doing research to demonstrations during the inauguration of president Donald Trump. In addition, about 200 people were arrested, including due to vandalism.

The public prosecutor suggested Tuesday in a message to the court that there was “no interest” in the ip-addresses, reports Gizmodo. It was not intended to dataverzoek as wide to formulate, according to the ministry.

There are still, however, data is requested from the administrators of the site. The ministry seems to be looking for information about the organizers of the protests. The digital civil rights movement EFF remains critical: “at First it was more or less a trawl and a witch-hunt,” says lawyer Mark Rumold against Gizmodo. “Now it’s just a witch hunt.”

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