FBI Doesn't Have Enough Money For Email

Budget constraints are forcing some FBI agents to operate without e-mail accounts, according to Mark Mershon, the agency’s top official in New York. “As ridiculous as this might sound, we have real money issues right now, and the government is reluctant to give all agents and analysts dot-gov accounts.” Yes Mr. Mershon, it is ridiculous.

The FBI can fund absurd and irresponsible projects that are doomed for failure and are unmanageable, so they come up short of funds to provide every agent an email account?

Here’s a recommendation, give every FBI agent a gmail account. They’ll get 2GB of storage, spam protection, and very good indexing. And if they ever loose their email somehow (we’re about the talking FBI here), just get a court order under the guise of fighting terrorism ….

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2 thoughts on “FBI Doesn't Have Enough Money For Email

  1. They ALL have email accounts, just they are internal accounts. That means they can communicate with each other, just not the outside.

  2. And what’s the point if an agent cannot communicate with the outside world, where a majority of tips and information comes from? Agents need the ability to communicate externally…

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