Hillary Clinton in 2011: ‘Hackers Break Into ... Personal Email Accounts’

‘Hackers break into financial institutions, cell phone networks, and personal email accounts’

Hillary Clinton in 2011: 'Hackers Break Into ... Personal Email Accounts' (The Weekly Standard)

Since news broke of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server, Mrs. Clinton and her campaign have sought to downplay the significance of using non-government equipment to conduct electronic correspondence as the nation's top diplomat. 

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However, in 2010 and 2011 in the wake of the WikiLeaks hack, Mrs. Clinton was less sanguine about the security of personal email accounts. In remarks entitled "Internet Rights and Wrongs: Choices & Challenges in a Networked World" at George Washington University on February 15, 2011, then-Secretary Clinton noted that the very openness of the internet can "enable wrongdoing on an unprecedented scale" and that "[h]ackers break into financial institutions, cell phone networks, and personal email accounts." 

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