Stored Communications Act (SCA)

A federal district court recently held that an internet service provider’s objective reasonableness in disclosing information in response to a search warrant (an element of an ISP’s defense under the Stored Communications Act), is a...

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Obtaining Access to Emails Part II

Obtaining Access to Emails Part II

November 15, 2012 | 0 Comments

In yesterday’s post, I explained how the government can get access to stored email communications.  As the promised follow-up, today I thought I would explain how the government can get access to emails on a...

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Occasionally, a mainstream press story gets enough attention to shine a brighter light on the privacy issues that we at ZwillGen deal with every day.  This happened when General Wesley Clark’s cell phone records were...

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  Last week the South Carolina Supreme Court, in Jennings v. Jennings, No. 27177 (Oct. 10, 2012), held that emails stored on Yahoo!’s web-based email service were not stored for the purpose of back up...

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On Friday, March 11, the District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia issued a ruling in a case involving access to Twitter user data as part of the government’s investigation of the Wikileaks/Bradley Manning...

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On September 7, 2010, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals issued an opinion in a narcotics case containing two key holdings regarding the standard by which the government can access records of historical cell site...

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