Australian Reporters’ iPads shielded by privilege, says lawyer

Criminal law specialists have condemned the actions of the Queensland Police Service after the seizure of a Herald journalist’s iPad as evidence of a potential crime.The technology writer, Ben Grubb, was arrested by police on the Gold Coast on Tuesday after he reported that a security researcher at a technology conference had downloaded a private photo from Facebook.
www.smh.com.au/business/media-and-marketing/reporters-ipads-shielded-by-privilege-says-lawyer-20110519-1ev50.html

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