IRS claims it can read your e-mail without a warrant

The Internal Revenue Service doesn’t believe it needs a search warrant to read your e-mail.

Newly disclosed documents prepared by IRS lawyers says that Americans enjoy “generally no privacy” in their e-mail, Facebook chats, Twitter direct messages, and similar online communications — meaning that they can be perused without obtaining a search warrant signed by a judge.

Click here to read the entire Cnet.com article.

by Declan McCullagh

 
Additional Information:

Link to the IRS website.

Wikipedia IRS Webpage.

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