Your Hard Drive is a Snitch - Page 2
For some, this week's ruling may seem like nothing more than a question of semantics and to some extent it is. Then again, that's what the entire legal profession is built upon. Most criminal law deals with the concept of "intent" and intent is all about semantics.
While the possibility that an accused child pornographer may evade justice due to a technicality we can't forget the importance OF that technicality.
The 5th amendment ensures that anyone who accuses you of breaking the law has the burden of proof. It's the foundation of "Innocent until proven guilty" and law enforcement shouldn't be allowed to take shortcuts because it's convenient.