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Emails protected by Stored Communications Act (access required)

In reversing dismissal of a plaintiff’s claim that defendant unlawfully accessed emails in his web-based email account, the court held, in an issue of first impression, that previously opened and delivered emails stored in a web-based email client are within the scope of protection afforded by the federal Stored Communications Act. Background Patrick Hately brought this action ...