US secret court orders issued for WikiLeaks activist.

BoingBoing is following a WSJ report that WikiLeaks volunteer Jacob Appelbaum has been the subject of a secret court order seeking his email data for the past 2 years.

Google and Sonic.net  faught off the Dept. of Justice in court, but finally lost their battle to resist the order and inform Mr. Appelbaum.

Regardless – Sonic.net in response to this legal tactic now has a 2 week data retention policy in place.

 

Secret US Court Order demands email data for WikiLeaks volunteer Jacob Appelbaum – Boing Boing

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