Chevron will be given access to more than 100 email accounts, including those of environmental activists, journalists, and attorneys, as part of a settlement of a long-running dispute about the
damage caused by oil drilling in
Ecuador. Chevron was fined $17 billion for allegedly dumping toxic waste into the Amazon, but instead of paying, the oil giant is suing more
than 50 people and has subpoenaed their email exchanges, according to the
Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) and EarthRights International (ERI).
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