http://www.duncancampbell.org/content/embassy-spy-centre-network On Mon, Nov 4, 2013 at 10:34 PM, Jeremy Compton <j.compton@xxxxxxxxxxx>wrote: > I was sent this and l thought it was hilarious. I think we all need a > bit a of a laugh from time to time. Its good for the soul. > > ------------------------------ > > > ------------------------------ > > *NSA Makes all Email Use Privilege > Waiving?*<http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/geeklawblog/PPGW/~3/7emFTcBd4V4/nsa-makes-all-email-use-privilege.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email> > > Posted: 04 Nov 2013 03:00 AM PST > > <http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-AR7YUCWnVE0/UnKVyznLr0I/AAAAAAAABHM/EltLu3fR4DM/s1600/nsa.jpg> > > Puzzle me this: If a lawyer conversed with a client in front of a law > enforcement representative, would the conversation be privileged? > > Answer: No. > > Conversations held in the presence of any third party, let alone one > representing the government, would constitute a waiver of privilege. > > Previously on 3Geeks (and perhaps too many times) we have > *tackled*<http://www.geeklawblog.com/2013/08/google-use-gmail-have-no-expectation-of.html>the > subject of the use of free email services and how that waives > privilege. But now the NSA has upped the ante on the topic, basically > spreading it to all email. > > Unless you live under a rock with no wifi, you will be aware that the NSA > is *tracking global email > communications*<https://www.schneier.com/blog/archives/2013/10/nsa_eavesdroppi_2.html>and > storing them in > *Utah* <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moab%2c_Utah> (a nice place to > visit). So, as a lawyer should you now expect that a government agency is > obtaining copies of all of your confidential client communications? If so, > you might want to .... > > Oh never mind. If we actually took this rule seriously, all lawyers would > be encrypting their email communications. And we know they are not and no > one is asking them to do so. > > I withdraw the statement. > > <http://feeds.feedburner.com/~ff/geeklawblog?a=KtcMlhII5Y0:P3G_PA4C6pY:yIl2AUoC8zA> > > > > You are subscribed to email updates from 3 Geeks and a Law > Blog<http://www.geeklawblog.com/> > To stop receiving these emails, you may unsubscribe > now<http://feedburner.google.com/fb/a/mailunsubscribe?k=fP4ZtimbBLTCSms8v0NG8bL4O7I> > . > > Email delivery powered by Google > > Google Inc., 20 West Kinzie, Chicago IL USA 60610 > > > -- Haim Barak To Serve and Protect Our Community In God We Trust Israel#: 5353... Email: haim357@xxxxxxxxx http://haim357.wordpress.com/ <http://haim357.files.wordpress.com/2009/11/banner.jpg> This e-mail is intended only for the named recipient(s) and may contain information that is privileged, confidential and/or exempt from disclosure under applicable law. No waiver of privilege, confidence or otherwise is intended by virtue of communication via the Internet. Any unauthorized use, dissemination or copying is strictly prohibited. Thank you.