Wednesday, July 07, 2004

The New York Times > Technology > You've Got Mail (and Court Says Others Can Read It)

The New York Times > Technology > You've Got Mail (and Court Says Others Can Read It):
"When everything is working right, an e-mail message appears to zip instantaneously from the sender to the recipient's inbox. But in reality, most messages make several momentary stops as they are processed by various computers en route to their destination.

Those short stops may make no difference to the users, but they make an enormous difference to the privacy that e-mail is accorded under federal law."

http://www.nytimes.com/2004/07/06/technology/06net.html?pagewanted=all&position=
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