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Dead Marine's Case Sparks Debate Over E-Mail Privacy

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Dead Marine's Case Sparks Debate Over E-Mail Privacy

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Dead Marine's Case Sparks Debate Over E-Mail Privacy

Dead Marine's Case Sparks Debate Over E-Mail Privacy

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Last week, John Ellsworth was granted legal access to the personal Yahoo e-mail account of his son Justin, a Marine killed in Iraq last fall. The case has sparked debate over who should have access to electronic communications when a person dies.

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