A harrowing miscarriage of justice was prevented, but what is spectacularly shown is that an iPhone's internal memory, even regarding "deleted" items, reveals a massive amount of data and info about the owner.
http://www.smh.com.au/digital-life/...es-recovered--from-iphone-20100727-10ueq.htmlRape charges dropped after deleted messages recovered from iPhone
July 28, 2010
Deleted but decoded text messages undermined a schoolgirl's claims against a northern beaches businessman, writes Joel Gibson.
A man's business and reputation are tainted, a young woman's HSC and mental health are in tatters and prosecutors have been ordered to pay more than $30,000 in legal costs for a bungled rape investigation on Sydney's northern beaches. But it could have been worse still, if not for the trove of secrets stored in one of the world's most popular mobile phones.