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Email Privacy and the Petraeus Scandal

Julian Sanchez of the Cato Institute talks about the email privacy issues raised by the ongoing Petraeus sex scandal:

2 comments to Email Privacy and the Petraeus Scandal

  • actor212

    How is a high government official’s email ever secret? By law, it cannot be.

    • JustPlainDave

      I believe that’s only true of email resident on USG computers. My understanding is that if it is a private e-mail account (e.g., personal gmail) they (government security folks) can legally catch content in motion through their systems, but not “at rest” in other systems.

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