question regarding US requirements for journaling public email (possible legislation?)

Suresh Ramasubramanian ops.lists at
Fri Jan 6 04:05:37 UTC 2012

There's no shortage of stuff that reaches you 80..90 days after the fact

The UK voluntary retention rules make a lot more sense, compared to "a
few days", which is entirely impractical

On Fri, Jan 6, 2012 at 9:30 AM,  <Valdis.Kletnieks at> wrote:
> You need to track down a miscreant user *right now*? You got the last 48 hours
> of logs right at hand.  It's been a week? Meh, if somebody's been getting hit by
> a DDoS for a week and is just now calling you, the fact they have a DDoS is the
> least of their problems. Toss the logs. :)

Suresh Ramasubramanian (ops.lists at

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