Here are six links to recent stories on court cases and e-mail:
This case raises the question of whether or not e-mail messages should have the same privacy as telephone calls with regards to legal situations, particularly when the e-mail is in the hands of a service provider.
“A federal judge rules that government can obtain access to a person’s inbox contents without any notification to the subscriber.”
E-mail is used to build the case against Intel.
The Bear Stearns Verdict: A Blow to E-Mail Prosecutions
“It does not mean all white-collar cases will not go forward, but I do think it will cause prosecutors to come to the conclusion that e-mail evidence alone is not enough to bring a case.”
Finra fines MetLife $1.2M for poor e-mail monitoring.
Courts starting to side with employee privacy in relation to corporate provided e-mail
The “net-net” of these articles is that e-mail and case law is still very dynamic environment.