« The constitution prohibits the government from accessing personal files stored in a cabinet or letters sent through the mail without a warrant. When the telephone was introduced into mainstream culture, our laws changed to protect the privacy of calls using such technology. But even though email is ubiquitous today, such electronic communications don’t have the same privacy protections as the — arguably far less used! — mail and landline phones do ». (via It’s Beyond Ridiculous That Email (But Not Mail) Has Been Left Out of Privacy Laws | Wired Opinion | Wired.com)