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Search Warrants for E-mail

by Bill Pray  |  January 27, 2011

The roiled waters of legal precedence for e-mail were stirred again with the Sixth Court of Appeals recently ruling that police must obtain a search warrant before accessing e-mail stored by an Internet Service Provider (ISP). Below are some interesting quotes from the opinion issued by the court ( “Warshak enjoyed a reasonable expectation of […]

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Disconnected For a Week

by Bill Pray  |  January 12, 2011

I was fortunate enough to spend the last week on vacation. As part of my vacation, I tried something I haven’t managed to do ever since I became involved in IT more than 15 years ago: I disconnected for an entire week – 7 entire days without internet, e-mail, text messaging, and telephone. The experience […]

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