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Tech blog editor's home raided over iPhone story

AP and the NY Times are reporting that San Mateo County investigators raided the Fremont home of Gizmodo editor and blogger Jason Shao Chen on Friday after he posted pictures and details of a lost iPhone prototype. Chen is shown at left holding the iPhone 4G in an image from Gizmodo.

A computer-crime task force, the Rapid Enforcement Allied Computer Team, made up of multiple law enforcement agencies, searched Gizmodo Chen’s house and car, seizing computers, digital cameras, a cell phone, an American Express bill and copies of checks.

A search warrant, issued by a Superior Court judge in San Mateo County, said the computers and other devices may have been used to commit a felony.

Steve Wagstaffe, spokesman for the San Mateo County District Attorney’s office, confirmed the warrant’s authenticity to the AP.

According to AP:

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