SchwartzReport: Google to Court – Gmail Users Have No Reasonable Expectation of Privacy

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Google Claims Gmail Users Have no ‘Reasonable Expectation’ Their Emails Are Private

DOMINIC RUSHE, The Raw Story/The Guardian (U.K.) – The If you use Gmail you need to know this.

Gmail users have no ‘reasonable expectation” that their emails are confidential, Google has said in a court filing.

Consumer Watchdog, the advocacy group that uncovered the filing, called the revelation a ‘stunning admission.” It comes as Google and its peers are under pressure to explain their role in the National Security Agency’s (NSA) mass surveillance of US citizens and foreign nationals.