Tag Archives: Stored Communications Act

Court Limits eMail Search Warrants

Search warrants were rejected because they required “…each Provider to disclose all email communications in their entirety and all information about the account without restriction.” On August 27, 2013 US Magistrate Judge David J. Waxse denied the government’s request under the 1986 Stored Communication Act to require Google, GoDaddy, Verizon, Yahoo!, and Skype regarding an … Continue reading this entry

Invasion of Privacy? - Federal Government Secretly Monitored Personal Webmail

A group of nine scientists and doctors recently sued the US government claiming that their personal Gmail accounts were under federal surveillance which led to harassment or dismissal for Food & Drug Administration (FDA) employees who were whistleblowers. The Washington Post reported that the FDA: …secretly monitored the personal e-mail of a group of its … Continue reading this entry