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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


Tim Cook: A back door for the good guys is a back door for the bad guys

Technically Incorrect: Apple's CEO says that encryption is "a must" in today's world. He believes that everyone is coming around to that view. Except, perhaps, the FBI.

By October 2, 2015


'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