On Mon, Mar 26, 2001 at 03:35:09PM +0100, Gerard J Keating wrote:
>hippy at oceanfree.net wrote:
>> > Do hotmail and or eircom, keep a backup copy of your email (when backing up there servers etc ) if so for how long.
>> I am sure that hotmail and eircom keep backups of servers, but i doubt if they
> would retreive an individual email from a backup, 'cept for someone line the
> FBI/CIA/NSA and even then i really doubt if they could find it..
But an email wouldn't be held in backups, because it wouldn't be on the
system long enough. It might however be in the snapshots in they were using
a netapp to store the mail. But if it were, then you'd have to move quite
fast to get onto them and get it retrieved from the snapshots.
> The companies Proxy server might dish up a copy of the web page.....
doubt it. Most decent proxy servers are intelligent enough not to cache
dynamically generated pages. They'll cache images and the like, but not the
content of the pages.
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