Oct 13, 2011

Digital peeping

A timely article from the Atlantic Wire on government and corporate surveillance of social media. The later half of the article addresses how the Government and our outdated Electronic Communications Privacy Act, circa 1986, opens doors to government entities who want to look at e-mail content, and how service providers comply most of the time:

In the second half of 2010 alone, the government sent 4,601 such requests to Google, who complied 94 percent of the time. 

 Your Social Media Will be Monitored