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    Judge Orders J.Lo "Sex" Tape to Be Locked in Safe Deposit Box

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    Looks like J.Lo's privates are going to be kept private.

    A judge today put the kibosh on the release of the singer's "sex" tape, ordering Ojani Noa's business partner, Ed Meyer, to turn over the footage to the court so the juicy tapes can be locked in a safe deposit box at the City National Bank in Century City, Calif., and never see the light of day.

    So who will have the key?

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    The holder of the most-super-important key in all the world will be with Lopez's lawyer, Jay Lavely.

    "The parties agree that all home video in Mr. Meyer's possession, custody and control will be delivered here today and placed in a sealed envelope," Lopez's attorney told the court today. 

    Meyer turned over all the videos (not technically a "sex" tape, but rather nudity over more 27 hours' worth of footage) to be placed inside, and he tells E! he has no problem with handing them over.

    "Now there is an evidentiary chain," he said. "Before they just wanted me to hand it over to Jay Lavely and he would just put it in a drawer. We went with a bank so people will be photographed coming in and out and there is no tampering."

    Before being placed in the box, the tape will be made available for Lopez, her lawyers, Noa's gal-pal Claudia Vazquez (who's been the one hawking the video) and Meyer to view at Lavely's office.

    Lavely also played hardball today, announcing that he plans on having an expert determine whether or not copies of the footage had been made and if the video had been saved to a server somewhere in a "cloud" type program.

    "We all know that out there on a G-mail cloud is some snippets," said Judge Ann Jones today.

    The judge then placed Meyer under oath, saying there was a problem with leaked footage out there and ordered him to delete everything he had copied and saved.

    The security box ruling comes after Noa's claims that porn sites were engaged in a heated bidding war over the tape, wanting to pay big bucks for the footage of J.Lo in the flesh on her honeymoon with her first hubby.

    Lopez managed to halt the release this week when she was awarded a temporary restraining order by a Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge, which blocked the release. 

    The footage had been sold by Noa to his girlfriend for the bargain basement price of just $1.

    Bidding was expected to reach into the millions. Not anymore.

    MORE: See a more fully clothed Lopez

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