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E-mails stored on US servers for over 180 days are considered abandoned and can be viewed by law enforcement without warrants under the ECPA.
All that is required to obtain the content of the emails by a law enforcement agency is a written statement certifying that the information is relevant to an investigation, without judicial review.

@charlag loads of primers out there, here's one: epic.org/ecpa/

despite many attempts, nothing has been passed to "fix" it yet

@zpojqwfejwfhiunz @charlag looks like it's not just the old email either but anything that's been opened:

@zpojqwfejwfhiunz @charlag so thank you for this alert. My household was surprised, despite this law being very not new.

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A bunch of technomancers in the fediverse. Keep it fairly clean please. This arcology is for all who wash up upon it's digital shore.