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re: Lost E-mails


Jonah, it is possible to lose e-mails forever.  In litigation against the EPA during the Clinton administration, Landmark Legal Foundation specifically sought e-mail records of the top officials at the agency.  After representing to a federal judge that they’d secured the records, they later learned that the agency had a process in place for years whereby it routinely erased the e-mail from its server.  The U.S. attorneys office attempted to recreate the e-mail records, but they couldn’t.


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