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Take-Aways From the Yahoo Network-wide Scan

Yahoo appears to have provided the U.S government with key word scanning of each and every email message traversing the Yahoo network for a limited time period. See There are significant legal and technological issues triggered by this news. On the legal side, it appears that the national intelligence community can and will make a case for email carrier scans of an entire user population when a narrower set of suspects and email accounts cannot be identified.
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