legality of filesystem greps

Steve Elias (spdcc!
8 Nov 88 01:01:59 GMT

> glr@WHEATIES.AI.MIT.EDU (Jerry Roylance) writes:

>>So the first step might be to (quietly) grep unix filesystems for (Bob Sutterfield) writes:

>This would yield circumstantial evidence, at best.
>Any information found this way would be obtained illegally, at worst,
>unless you have a search warrant against a specific user's files.

        do you consider Cornell's search of Morris' files to be illegal?
        did Cornell CCS or a department sysadm conduct such a search?
        (the press did report this.)



This archive was generated by hypermail 2.0b3 on Thu Mar 09 2000 - 14:44:29 GMT