(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.
2009—Par. (3). Pub. L. 111–79substituted “includes—” and subpars. (A) and (B) for “has the meaning assigned by section
3127, and includes any Federal court within that definition, without geographic limitation; and”.
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