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e-mail privacy


Snowden slip-up leads to 47GB avalanche of Twitter e-mail notifications

Technically Incorrect: He might pose as a tech expert. But even the best make mistakes. Having signed up for Twitter, Edward Snowden gets buried in e-mail notifications from followers.

By October 1, 2015


The Yahoo e-mail privacy flap that wasn't

Why is the Internet so outraged about Yahoo scanning e-mail to improve the relevance of advertisements? This privacy flap already happened... in 2011.

By June 3, 2013


IRS remains mum on taxpayers' e-mail privacy rights

The IRS is not answering questions about internal documents showing the agency believes Americans have "generally no privacy" in their e-mail, Facebook chats, and Twitter direct messages.

By April 15, 2013


Dear NSA, there's now a Snapchat for e-mail

SecretInk claims that it has all the properties of Snapchat, applied to your e-mail. Wait, does anyone e-mail anymore?

By November 14, 2013


'Dark Mail Alliance' looks to create user-friendly e-mail encryption

The founders of shuttered e-mail services Silent Mail and Lavabit -- the latter used by NSA leaker Edward Snowden -- want to bring easy-to-use, snoop-proof e-mail to everyone.

By October 30, 2013


NSA reportedly hacked Mexican president's e-mail account

The US infiltrated a government e-mail server to eavesdrop on former president Felipe Calderon -- a "lucrative source" of info, according to classified documents seen by Der Spiegel.

By October 20, 2013


Justice Department bends on (some) e-mail privacy fixes

But the administration will tell Congress tomorrow that the feds need more surveillance powers over e-mail messages, Twitter direct messages, and Facebook direct messages in other ways.

By March 18, 2013


NSA said to collect millions of e-mail address books, chat lists

Collection occurs when Internet services transmit the data during routine activity such as composing a message, The Washington Post reports.

By October 14, 2013


Papers shed light on shutdown of 'Snowden' e-mail provider

Newly unsealed court papers reveal the circumstances behind the sudden closure of the encrypted e-mail service said to have been used by NSA leaker Edward Snowden.

By October 2, 2013


Google's reading of Gmail e-mail can be challenged, judge rules

Judge puts stop to company's motion to dismiss class-action suit regarding scanning of Gmail e-mails, says Wiretap Act is applicable.

By September 26, 2013