Comment: Wiretapping or Legal Search

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Wiretapping or Legal Search

I used to manage mail servers which stored mail in-transit or undelivered.

My opinion based on laws at that time that reading those emails would have been wiretapping.

Microsoft certainly can afford more lawyers than I can. Of course I would consider an automated electronic search of "code patterns" on their filesystems different from someone sitting down and poring thru messages.

I have Gmail hosting my mail and I know they scan it to display ads. I feel that is worth the price of not only free mail hosting but also saving me the headaches of dealing with spam.

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