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Hacking Sarah Palin: Email Trial Kicks Off in TN

BY Nancy Scola | Tuesday, April 20 2010

The Tennessee trial into the alleged hacking of Sarah Palin's Yahoo email account by a University of Tennessee student has just kicked off. Stay tuned for some excitement because both (a) Palin is herself expected to testify, and (b) this question about the appropriateness of using 'consumer' accounts for government business has flared up yet again, with the push by some Republicans in Congress to examine whether U.S. CTO Andrew McLaughlin was (mis-)using a Gmail account in his official capacity.