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Jason Chen, the man behind Gizmodo (the gadget blog that got its hands on the iPhone 4G prototype), has had his computers taken by police from his residence.
The police acted while he was not home. They took several computers and servers. The police warrant was issued by the Judge of Superior Court of San Mateo. Gawker, the media company behind Gizmodo has claimed that “the search warrant to remove these computers was invalid under section 1524(g) of the California Penal Code.”
The police? Seized computers? Who thought that this would all come down to this in the end. If Apple is behind this, they might have a PR problem starting today. One that is bigger than the App store rejection soap opera.
You can view the search warrants and Gawker legal response here. Below is the list of event according to Jason Chen:
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