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petraeus

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Petraeus e-mail affair highlights U.S. privacy law loopholes

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.

By November 14, 2012

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Petraeus a now unlikely defense secretary in Call of Duty

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.

By November 13, 2012

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ABC station makes tragic Petraeus Web-sourcing error

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.

By November 13, 2012

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Petraeus reportedly used draft e-mails to converse with mistress

The former CIA director used a trick often used by terrorists and teenagers to make e-mails harder to trace, the Associated Press reports.

By November 12, 2012

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Why DOJ didn't need a 'super search warrant' to snoop on Fox News' e-mail

Vagaries of federal surveillance law, enacted in 1968 and updated in 1986, favor lots of e-mail snooping over only a little.

By May 25, 2013

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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

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Senators to IRS: Don't snoop on taxpayers' private 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.

By April 17, 2013

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IRS claims it can read your e-mail 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.

By April 10, 2013

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Another U.S. general investigated for 'inappropriate' e-mails

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.

By November 12, 2012

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Three ways to prevent inadvertent e-mail replies to all

A free Outlook add-on generates an alert whenever you're about to reply to all the recipients of a message; alternatively, you can hide the Reply All button or delay all the messages you send. Gmail users can undo the send if they catch the mistake within 30 seconds.

By December 11, 2012