Venkat Balasubramani notes an interesting case that continues the line of cases that strongly recommend one against eavesdropping on an a (soon-to-be-)ex-spouse's email account.  Ex-Husband lost a summary judgment motion trying to dismiss the claims brought under the Wiretap Act and Stored Communications Act.  As the couple was separating, husband set up an auto-forward on wife's email account.  After the divorce wife assumed control of the cable and email account.  Years later, wife came to realize that the forwarder had been in place and brought the suit.  Moral of the story: do not, under any circumstance, put yourself in a position to monitor a spouse's email when separating or divorcing!


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