Chevron seeks identities and nine years of information about the Does' use of their email accounts - including IP addresses, which correlate to specific geographic locations, and the date and time of each log-in," the EFF wrote. "This information would allow Chevron to create a comprehensive and detailed map of each person's movements over a nine-year period. This information would also allow Chevron a virtual itinerary of who each individual has met with, what buildings they have worked out of, what organizations they have worked with, and other potentially sensitive information implicating associational freedoms, which are protected by the First Amendment. In the aggregate, such information could be incredibly revealing-resulting in not only a violation of privacy, but for some, a fear for their personal safety."

Tuesday, October 23, 2012
Courthouse News Service

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