Intelligence Law Glossary - Electronic Storage


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Electronic Storage

Statutory Law

18 U.S.C. § 2510(17) (Title 18—Chapter 119: Wire and Electronic Communications Interception and Interception of Oral Communications)

As used in this chapter [18 U.S.C. §§ 2510 et seq.]—
   (17) "electronic storage" means—
      (A) any temporary, intermediate storage of a wire or electronic communication incidental to the electronic transmission thereof; and
      (B) any storage of such communication by an electronic communication service for purposes of backup protection of such communication;