Collection occurs when Internet services transmit the data during routine activity such as composing a message, The Washington Post reports.
The Justice Department presents a draft e-mail it says proves collusion on e-book prices, but Apple responds with e-mail it says was actually sent that contained different content and tone.
Vagaries of federal surveillance law, enacted in 1968 and updated in 1986, favor lots of e-mail snooping over only a little.
The Mannheim Regional Court says that Apple must pay Motorola Mobility damages, but according to a report, it didn't specify how much that would be.
Democratic Sen. Mark Udall says the Justice Department should not allow FBI agents to peruse Americans' private communications without obtaining a search warrant from a judge.
Company has been forced to turn the feature off after it lost a court battle with Motorola earlier this month.
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Documents suggest IRS lawyers don't think a search warrant is needed for obtaining e-mail, burglars steal user data from video service Vudu, and T-Mobile touts trade-in program before its iPhone 5 launch.
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.
Attorney for man seeking half ownership of the social-networking giant says his client instructed him not to comply with the court order.