[cryptome] Re: The NSA the only part of government that listens :)

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  • Date: Fri, 08 Nov 2013 03:19:07 +0000

 

Through tears, but let's call it laughing... 

Ta. 

On 05/11/2013 3:34, Jeremy Compton 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.
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> NSA MAKES ALL EMAIL USE PRIVILEGE WAIVING? [1] 
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> Posted: 04 Nov 2013 03:00 AM PST 
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> [2] 
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> 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 [3] 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 [4] and storing them in UTAH [5] (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. 
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