18 U.S.C. § 2711 - U.S. Code - Unannotated Title 18. Crimes and Criminal Procedure § 2711. Definitions for chapter

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As used in this chapter--

(1) the terms defined in section 2510 of this title have, respectively, the definitions given such terms in that section;

(2) the term “remote computing service” means the provision to the public of computer storage or processing services by means of an electronic communications system;

(3) the term “court of competent jurisdiction” includes--

(A) any district court of the United States (including a magistrate judge of such a court) or any United States court of appeals that--

(i) has jurisdiction over the offense being investigated;

(ii) is in or for a district in which the provider of a wire or electronic communication service is located or in which the wire or electronic communications, records, or other information are stored;  or

(iii) is acting on a request for foreign assistance pursuant to section 3512 of this title;  or

(B) a court of general criminal jurisdiction of a State authorized by the law of that State to issue search warrants;  and

(4) the term “governmental entity” means a department or agency of the United States or any State or political subdivision thereof.

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