Petraeus Probe Highlights Holes In Outdated Wiretap Laws

By Allison Grande (November 14, 2012, 10:16 PM EST) -- The FBI's probe into the relationship between resigned CIA Director David Petraeus and his biographer provides a jarring reminder that government investigators can access even the most intimate of online correspondence, exposing gaps in outdated wiretap laws that Congress should be anxious to fill, attorneys say.

The White House accepted Petraeus' resignation from the CIA on Friday, after an FBI cyberstalking investigation into harassing emails sent anonymously to volunteer military social liaison Jill Kelley led to the discovery of an extramarital affair between the retired four-star general and his biographer Paula Broadwell that began two months after Petraeus was appointed CIA...

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