Definitions[edit | edit source]

Electronic Communications Privacy Act of 1986[edit | edit source]

A message is in temporary storage when

a message sits in an e-mail user's mailbox after transmission but before the user has retrieved the message from the mail server.[1]

General[edit | edit source]

Temporary storage is "[t]he section of computer storage in which data is stored temporarily while a program is running."[2]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. U.S. v. Councilman, 418 F.3d 67, 81 (1st Cir. 2005) (full-text).
  2. "IBM Terminology" (full-text).
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