Expert Says Private Email Is Almost Never Private

November 16, 2012

Officials with Google say during the first half of this year the U.S. government requested access to users private Gmail accounts – nearly 8,000 times. The company says it received roughly 20,000 similar requests from governments around the world. The man in charge of computer security for Wayne State University – Kevin Hayes – tells WDET’s Quinn Klinefelter it’s nearly impossible to keep any e-mail private if the government wants it…