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Fun fact: The FBI doesn’t need a warrant to read your old emails: 

Under the 1986 Electronic Communications Privacy Act, federal authorities need only a subpoena approved by a federal prosecutor — not a judge — to obtain electronic messages that are six months old or older. To get more recent communications, a warrant from a judge is required. This is a higher standard that requires proof of probable cause that a crime is being committed.

(HuffPo via MoJo)

Fun fact: The FBI doesn’t need a warrant to read your old emails:

Under the 1986 Electronic Communications Privacy Act, federal authorities need only a subpoena approved by a federal prosecutor — not a judge — to obtain electronic messages that are six months old or older. To get more recent communications, a warrant from a judge is required. This is a higher standard that requires proof of probable cause that a crime is being committed.

(HuffPo via MoJo)

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Microsoft’s new Outlook.com email service is live! Check out our hands-on first take: 

It goes without saying that Outlook.com is entering a crowded and mature market. Google will continue to hold an edge with its search and utility integration, and there will be plenty of longtime Yahoo and AOL customers who aren’t looking to switch. And when you throw in the e-mail services from phone, Internet, and cable providers, Microsoft has a long road ahead. Yet, even at this early stage, Outlook.com has enough to compete with the big guns. Its competitors will no doubt respond, but for now Microsoft has given us something new. In technology, and more importantly in e-mail, that’s a great first step.

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