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Some blog readers may recall the brouhaha that erupted at Harvard when some administrators poked around in university emails trying to discover who was leaking info about a student cheating affair. A dean apparently ended up resigning when the email searching became known. The Boston Globe is reporting that a Harvard-commissioned report has determined that the administrators were acting in “good faith.” See http://www.boston.com/metrodesk/2013/07/22/outside-counsel-harvard-acted-good-faith-covert-mail-searches/jvB5oSwd8MZL2m0wlTuLSP/story.html. A shorter version of the story from Inside Higher Ed is at https://mail.google.com/mail/u/0/#label/subscription/1400ab32f5244acf.
Moral: Don’t put anything in email you wouldn’t want made public. Unless, of course, you believe that whatever you say will be used in good faith: