A Massachusetts judge has thrown out evidence obtained using malware created by the FBI in a case involving the agency’s seizure of a Dark Web site that distributed images of child sexual abuse, reports Motherboard. According to Christopher Soghoian, principal technologist at the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), it’s the first time a court has ever suppressed evidence from a government hacking operation. The investigation saw the FBI hack the aforementioned site, known as Playpen, and host its illegal content on its own servers for nearly two weeks in 2015. The agency did so in order to collect the IP…

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