Jul 222013
 
 July 22, 2013  Court

Missed this one last week… thanks to @PrivacyCamp for making me aware of it.

Dana Liebelson reports:

Thanks to disclosures made by Edward Snowden, Americans have learned that their email records are not necessarily safe from the National Security Agency—but a new ruling shows that they’re not safe from big oil companies, either.

Last month, a federal court granted Chevron access to nine years of email metadata—which includes names, time stamps, and detailed location data and login info, but not content—belonging to activists, lawyers, and journalists who criticized the company for drilling in Ecuador and leaving behind a trail of toxic sludge and leaky pipelines.

Read more on Mother Jones.

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