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Fri Sep 3 00:05:41 BST 2010

then serve an advert based on the contents, all pretty much in the same
instant to the eye of the user but legally it's crucial that the service
only scans the email after the owner has read it.

It's analogous to a surveillance camera placed in one's hallway to read
letters as one opens and reads them oneself.=A0 Covered by data =
protection but
not RIPA.

Like many on here I was surprised to read legal opinion extend this to =
that's still stored by the service provider.=A0 This pretty much opens =
door to a Gmail-like service scanning an email server-side the instant
*after* it's been read, alleviating the need for Javascript - all =
of course.

James Firth

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