Van Valin et al v. Google, Inc.

Filing 11

ORDER ON PLAINTIFFS' MOTION FOR TEMPORARY RESTRAINING ORDER AND PRELIMINARY INJUNCTION: Granting Plaintiff's Motion for a Temporary Restraining Order 3 . Signed on 5/24/10 by Judge Michael W. Mosman. (mkk)

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Van Valin et al v. Google, Inc. Doc. 11 FIlED' 10 MAY 2416:35uSOC-(Rfl U N I T E D STATES D I S T R I C T C O U R T DISTRICT OF OREGON PORTLAND DIVISION V I C K I VAN VALIN, o n b e h a l f o f h e r s e l f a n d all others similarly situated within the state of Oregon; NEIL MERTZ on b e h a l f o f h i m s e l f a n d aD o t h e r s s i m i l a r l y situated within t h e state ofWashingtoD; Plaintiffs, No.3:10-CV-557-ST ORDER O N P L A I N T I F F S ' M O T I O N F O R T E M P O R A R Y R E S T R A I N I N G O R D E R AND PRELIMINARY INJUNCTION v. GOOGLE INC., a Delaware corporation; Defendant. P l a i n t i f f s filed a M o t i o n for e n t r y o f a T e m p o r a r y R e s t r a i n i n g O r d e r a n d P r e l i m i n a r y I n j u n c t i o n . ( D k t . 3). D e f e n d a n t h a s a p p e a r e d t h r o u g h c o u n s e l t a n d f i l e d a R e s p o n s e a n d s u p p o r t i p g documents. The Court, h a v i n g r e v i e w e d t h e s u b m i s s i o n s o f the p a r t i e s , and h e l d o r a l a r g u m e n t i n c o u r t o n May 24 t 2010 t hereby ORDERS that Defendant Google Inc. shallt within 10 days o f this Order: 1. P r o d u c e two e x a c t b i t - b y - b i t m i r r o r i m a g e c o p i e s o f t h e e x i s t i n g h a r d d r i v e ( d e s c r i b e d b y t h e d e f e n d a n t a s a n e n c r y p t e d h a r d d r i v e c o n t a i n i n g t h e " p a y l o a d " d a t a for t h e U n i t e d Page 1 O R D E R ON P L A I N T I F F S ' M O T I O N F O R T E M P O R A R Y RESTRAINING O R D E R AND P R E L I M I N A R Y I N J U N C T I O N Dockets.Justia.com States)~ such that upon completion o f the process, the target disks are identical to and interchangeable w i t h t h e existing source d i s k ("clones"); 2. t r a n s m i t b o t h c l o n e d r i v e s i n t h e i r e n c l o s u r e s , p o w e r supplies a n d n e c e s s a r y c a b l e s t o the Federal District Court, District o f Oregon, Portland Divisio~ to the attention o f Dawn Stephens, c o u r t r o o m d e p u t y for t h e H o n o r a b l e M i c h a e l M o s m a n , w h e r e t h e s e w i l l t h e n b e l o d g e d w i t h t h e court under seal. 3. Google will retain the source hard .drive and the encryption key. Access t o the data o n t h e s o u r c e h a r d drive r e t a i n e d b y G o o g l e will b e d e t e r m i n e d i n t h e n o r m a l c o u r s e o f d i s c o v e r y ~ w i t h t h e c l o n e s l o d g e d w i t h t h e C o u r t a v a i l a b l e s h o u l d s o m e t h i n g h a p p e n t o t h a t h a r d drive, o r i f plaintiffs otherwise make a showing to the court t h a t data from a cloned hard drive should be a c c e s s e d . D e f e n d a n t s s h a l l t a k e n e c e s s a r y s t e p s t o e n s u r e any e n c r y p t i o n k e y o r p a s s w o r d necessary to access the data o n the clone drives is securely maintained and available to the Court u p o n i t s r e q u e s t o r f u r t h e r O r d e r , i f necessary. Page 2 - O R D E R ON PLAINTIFFS' M O T I O N F O R TEMPORARY R ES TR A IN IN G O R D E R AND P R E L I M I N A R Y I N J U N C T I O N

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