FBI won’t reveal hack, so child porn evidence tossed

Evidence in a child pornography trial has been thrown out because the US government refuses to detail how it hacked the website allegedly visited by the defendant. The FBI says the hacking method, referred to as a Network Investigation Technique, or NIT, allowed the bureau to track Jay Michaud after he visited a hidden website on the so-called Dark Web, leading to charges of possessing child pornography.

visit CNET

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