Email is FOREVER

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Just a friendly FYI. :)

A soon to be very unhappy "business relationship" is about to get educated on this.

So, before you fire off that flaming email, full of lies... Remember that a email, once sent, is forever.

/rant
 

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Yup. Eric sent me a bunch of stuff one facebook. It was interesting. Hello file print.
 

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It always amazes me how theoretically computer-savy people can do such dumb things. EVERYTHING you put out there A) is there forever; and B) can be seen by anyone who cares to dig a little, no matter how private you think it will be. "Private" does not exist on the internet!
 

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E-mail is not private. Period.
There are some exceptions here... All technical things. Not sure about the LEGAL issues with email though.

But, an unencrypted message, full of (literally) out right LIES, with about 6 people who had no business being involved in the CC field... Yeah, you are hosed, buddy. :)
 

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There are some exceptions here... All technical things. Not sure about the LEGAL issues with email though.

But, an unencrypted message, full of (literally) out right LIES, with about 6 people who had no business being involved in the CC field... Yeah, you are hosed, buddy. :)
Yup. Eric threatned me through Facebook E-mail while were in court for custody. He was smart
 

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There are some exceptions here... All technical things. Not sure about the LEGAL issues with email though.

But, an unencrypted message, full of (literally) out right LIES, with about 6 people who had no business being involved in the CC field... Yeah, you are hosed, buddy. :)
Legally, well, it depends who is asking. And you are right, it can be private if it is encrypted. However, as a practical matter there's a chance, always, that a) someone will forward it, intentionally or not, to someone who is not supposed to see it or b) that it will be subject to discovery under some set of facts (which means, actually, that you could be ordered to decrypt it). So we tell our clients, and each other, NEVER assume your e-mail is private. Even if its privileged, there's still a chance that its not private. I've done some discovery where I've read e-mails that, believe me, no one ever thought anyone else would read, let alone a young lawyer with a cup of Starbucks in a back office. And I was the least undesirable person reading it . . . after all, I'm with the defense . . . .

Edit: Also, there's a circuit split on whether the laws regarding private communication (like snail mail) apply to e-mail if its on an external server. I'm going from memory, but I'm almost certain at least one of the Circuit Courts has found that no warrant is needed to look at your e-mail.
 

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LOL reminds me of that commercial where these two guys are sitting in an office and the one guy says "OMG you hit reply all on that email you just sent"

and the guy goes crazy and is smashing everyone's computers LOL
 

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LOL reminds me of that commercial where these two guys are sitting in an office and the one guy says "OMG you hit reply all on that email you just sent"

and the guy goes crazy and is smashing everyone's computers LOL
Believe me, there are times when that would be a good idea. Actually, there are times when throwing yourself off the roof would be a good idea after a bad "reply all."
 

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