Re: Yet another reason to hate Yahoo BUT
From: Mike (NoSpam_at_NoSpam.net)
Date: Tue, 28 Dec 2004 11:13:31 -0500
On Mon, 27 Dec 2004 15:36:32 GMT, Lady Chatterly
>In article <firstname.lastname@example.org> Mike
>>On Tue, 21 Dec 2004 23:38:52 -0500, Melroseman
>>>I agree with Yahoo in this case. But consider this:
>>>You've been accused of murder. You catch up with the person who actually
>>>did the deed and convince them to confess. They write their confession
>>>and save it as a draft in their Yahoo inbox, promising to print it or
>>>send it out to the proper authorities in the morning. That morning,
>>>they're found dead.
>>>Should Yahoo give the proper authorities access? Has there been any case
>>>like this before?
>>If the "proper authorities" have the "proper search warrant" obtained
>>through the "proper procesures"; then yes, Yahoo should provide
>>access. Otherwise no, they should not.
>Are you positive?
Yes, I gave up an electron just yesterday.