Lessons learned on e-mail / When it comes to messages, some traces can linger [Telecom]


Lessons learned on e-mail
When it comes to messages, some traces can linger
By Hiawatha Bray, Globe Staff | October 7, 2009
The Boston Globe
Michael Kineavy, chief aide to Boston Mayor Thomas M. Menino, has
learned the hard way that simply deleting e-mails does not make them
go away. The city is potentially facing hundreds of thousands of
dollars in expenses to retrieve e-mail messages he deleted that have
been subpoenaed by federal authorities and are the subject of a formal
request from the Globe.
The lesson for Kineavy, who said yesterday he was taking an unpaid
leave, is that it's very difficult to wipe out all traces of the
e-mails we send. And it's not just e-mail. Millions of us post
personal information on social networking sites like Facebook, display
photographs at Flickr, or load videos on YouTube. And once that data
has been published online, it's virtually impossible to erase it.
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