Internet evidence for law enforcement
- preserve and release evidence
- training materials
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(a)An internet access provider, upon the request of a law enforcement agency, shall take all necessary steps to preserve records and other evidence in its possession pending the issuance of a court order or other legal process. The internet access provider shall comply with the request as soon as possible following receipt.
(b)Records referred to in paragraph (a) of this subsection (1) shall be retained for a period of ninety days, which shall be extended for an additional ninety-day period upon a renewed request by the law enforcement agency.
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(a)An internet access provider shall release evidence regarding all categories of information identified in 18 U.S.C. sec. 2703 (c)(2) that are in its possession within ten days after receiving a court order requiring the internet access provider to release such evidence to law enforcement. If the internet access provider demonstrates to the requesting law enforcement agency within five days of the request that, for bona fide technical reasons, it cannot comply with the order within ten days of the request, it shall make every reasonable effort to comply with the request as soon as reasonably possible.
(b)In connection with any criminal investigation regarding possible sex offenses involving a child under section 18-1.3-1003, C.R.S., that involves immediate danger of death or serious bodily harm, a law enforcement agency in this state may issue a request, without compulsory legal process or court order, to a designated recipient of the internet access provider to disclose, consistent with 18 U.S.C. sec. 2702 (c)(4), the information identified in paragraph (a) of this subsection (2). The internet access provider shall comply with the request immediately and without delay, or if unable to immediately comply, communicate with the requesting agency to discuss the nature of the request and to coordinate a timely response.
(3)An internet access provider doing business in this state shall report incidents of apparent child pornography to the national center for missing and exploited children pursuant to 18 U.S.C. sec. 2258A. The report shall include, if available, the subscriber’s city and state or zip code.
(4)Each internet access provider with more than fifteen thousand subscribers who are residents of this state shall, upon request of the attorney general, provide training materials to law enforcement agencies in this state regarding best practices for investigating internet-related crimes involving sexual exploitation of children, the internet access provider’s law enforcement compliance practices, and contact information for the internet access provider and its designated recipient for law enforcement requests.
(5)Subsections (1) and (2) of this section shall be interpreted consistent with the requirements of federal law that apply to internet access providers, including but not limited to 18 U.S.C. sec. 2701 et seq. and 18 U.S.C. sec. 2258A.
Section 6-2.7-102 — Internet evidence for law enforcement - preserve and release evidence - reports - training materials,
https://leg.colorado.gov/sites/default/files/images/olls/crs2023-title-06.pdf (accessed Oct. 20, 2023).