The Privacy of Email

NSA wire taps my Drupal? The Privacy of Email – Anonymous Coward writes “A U.S. appeals court in Ohio has ruled that e-mail messages stored on Internet servers are protected by the Constitution as are telephone conversations and that a federal law permitting warrantless secret searches of e-mail violates the Fourth Amendment. ‘The Stored Communications Act is very important,’ former federal prosecutor and counter-terrorism specialist Andrew McCarthy told United Press International. But the future of the law now hangs in the balance.” Read more of this story at Slashdot. [Slasdot]

NSA wire taps my Drupal?

The Privacy of EmailAnonymous Coward writes “A U.S. appeals court in Ohio has ruled that e-mail messages stored on Internet servers are protected by the Constitution as are telephone conversations and that a federal law permitting warrantless secret searches of e-mail violates the Fourth Amendment. ‘The Stored Communications Act is very important,’ former federal prosecutor and counter-terrorism specialist Andrew McCarthy told United Press International. But the future of the law now hangs in the balance.”

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