By Stephanie Rabiner, Esq. on April 11, 2012 4:57 AM|
Ever wonder what happens when law enforcement subpoenas Facebook?
Well, it’s not pretty. The Boston Police Department provided journalists at the Boston Phoenix a copy of its Craigslist Killer case file. In that file was a nearly 70-page paper printout of Philip Markoff’s Facebook information.
We’re talking a massive, highly-detailed printout of his social network data. Wall posts, friends lists, login and IP data, posted photos and photos he was tagged in.
To say the subpoenaed Facebook data is creepy is an understatement. Facebook redacts nothing — not even the names of people you chatted with online. Law enforcement is told when you logged in and from where. Investigators are given photos of your smiling (or drunken) face.
Perturbed? Don’t worry, it appears to get a lot worse. <READ MORE>