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Gizmodo now cooperating in iPhone 4 prototype investigation

Updated Dec 19th, 2018 6:43PM EST

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The District Attorney’s office of San Mateo County has received approval for a request to withdraw the warrant it used to search and seize property owned by Gizmodo editor, Jason Chen. San Mateo Superior Court Judge, Clifford Cretan, gave the rubber stamp of approval on Friday and all items seized in the raid will be returned to Chen. This development comes hot on the heels of a Wall Street Journal report that Gizmodo is now cooperating in the iPhone prototype investigation. According to the WSJ, Gizmodo and Chen have voluntarily agreed to give investigators access to materials that are deemed to be relevant to their case. San Mateo County Deputy District Attorney, Chris Feasel, also confirmed that Gizmodo and Chen have agreed to cooperate with the ongoing investigation. All that legal wrangling over the controversial iPhone prototype seems to coming to a somewhat amicable end for Gizmodo et. al.