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Because of the wording of an obscure 1986 federal law, the former CIA director -- and the rest of Americans -- receive less privacy protection than we would for love letters stored under a mattress.
The disgraced general shows up aboard the U.S.S. Barack Obama in the year 2025 in Call of Duty: Black Ops 2, launched today.
While running a news item about the fallen general, a Denver ABC station seemed to think his biography, "All In," was called "All Up In My Sn****." The station said it was an honest mistake.
The former CIA director used a trick often used by terrorists and teenagers to make e-mails harder to trace, the Associated Press reports.
Vagaries of federal surveillance law, enacted in 1968 and updated in 1986, favor lots of e-mail snooping over only a little.
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.
A dozen senators, including Democrats and Republicans, want the IRS to pledge publicly not to snoop on Americans' Twitter and Facebook messages and other correspondence without a warrant.
The ACLU has obtained internal IRS documents that say Americans enjoy "generally no privacy" in their e-mail messages, Facebook chats, and other electronic communications.
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Defense Department is reviewing thousands of pages of e-mails between the commander of forces in Afghanistan and a woman linked to Gen. David Petraeus' resignation last week.