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IRS CANCELLED Contract with Email-Storage Firm Weeks After Lernerís Computer Crash
daily caller ^ | 6/22 | howley

Posted on 06/22/2014 7:39:52 AM PDT by RummyChick

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) cancelled its longtime relationship with an email-storage contractor just weeks after ex-IRS official Lois Lerner’s computer crashed and shortly before other IRS officials’ computers allegedly crashed.

The IRS signed a contract with Sonasoft, an email-archiving company based in San Jose, California, each year from 2005 to 2010. The company, which partners with Microsoft and counts The New York Times among its clients, claims in its company slogans that it provides “Email Archiving Done Right” and “Point-Click Recovery.” Sonasoft in 2009 tweeted, “If the IRS uses Sonasoft products to backup their servers why wouldn’t you choose them to protect your severs?

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TOPICS: Breaking News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: communistbastards; coverup; dojrico; gettherope; howconvenient; impeachnow; irs; irsemailarchives; irsemailcontract; irsrico; irsteapartyscandal; lerneremails; loislerner; nojustice; obamasfault; obstructionjustice; thugocracy; tyranny
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To: RummyChick

Prison is the only thing that will stem the tide of lawlessness from this Government.

Special Council NOW and the perp walk for many who obstruct justice.

Obama’s Blackness will matter little in the open court of law.

Justice must be openly pursued and the public must watch.

101 posted on 06/22/2014 11:44:54 AM PDT by R0CK3T
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To: savedbygrace

As the contracted e mail archiver there has to be ‘by law’ a paper copy of the e mails that Sonasoft was responsible for in that time frame....because they were being paid to do the e mail protection. If they did not do it....that has nothing to do with what they should have done.

102 posted on 06/22/2014 11:57:17 AM PDT by Kackikat
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To: R0CK3T
There's a fear of 'black backlash' and mass civil disobedience if anyone dare touch the black Messiah in the WH with impeachment, etc..

But wait a minute here.. What's WORSE, mass black civil disturbance or Obama's continued widespread destruction of America both domestically and abroad?

I say, confront Obama with impeachment and/or criminal prosecution and deal with the backlash as it comes.

103 posted on 06/22/2014 12:05:19 PM PDT by CivilWarBrewing
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To: Georgia Girl 2

>> Issa just needs to start subpoenaing

Issa the Diffuser.

104 posted on 06/22/2014 12:07:43 PM PDT by Gene Eric (Don't be a statist!)
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To: CivilWarBrewing

Let there be a “blacklash”. As we have seen before they will burn down their own places (and this time we tell our politicians NO money for the animals). Once they are done with their own areas and start to trounce other area’s, they will be shot. I know I am not letting some racist bastards damage my property or assault me.

105 posted on 06/22/2014 12:16:24 PM PDT by Ghost of SVR4 (So many are so hopelessly dependent on the government that they will fight to protect it.)
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To: Steven Tyler

Kickbacks! Oh, yeah. It’s pretty much guaranteed that there are Kenyan/dimokrat kickbacks involved in all these contracts since 2009. Assuming otherwise would mean not paying attention for the past five years. That’s why we can’t seem to cut feral spending-—the dims would take a cut.

106 posted on 06/22/2014 12:16:39 PM PDT by cherokee1 (skip the names---just kick the buttz)
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To: RummyChick

soetoro is just sticking his middle finger in America’s and the Republican’s face, saying “What are you going to do about it?”

107 posted on 06/22/2014 12:20:05 PM PDT by Eagles6 (Valley Forge Redux. If not now, when? If not here, where?)
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To: RummyChick

Records Control Schedule for Tax Exempt and Government Entities

38. Exempt Organization Case Files.

- - - -

Disposing of Records

108 posted on 06/22/2014 12:22:35 PM PDT by Ray76 (True change requires true change - A Second Party ...or else it's more of the same...)
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To: RummyChick

The crashed hard-drive story is so over-the-top that it reeks of red herring. Lois Lerner, et al., knew that they were engaged in illegal activities. They knew that official communications get archived and are subject to FOIA requests and subpoenas. Isn’t it likely that a substantial portion of the most damning e-mails were never in official government accounts, but were sent on private accounts on personal smart-phones, laptops, etc.?

A special prosecutor with an investigative staff is needed immediately. I believe there is no SP law currently. The Dem’s will fight tooth and nail to stop a real investigation from happening. Now is the time to force them into covering up the cesspit they have created. Even stupid voters know this is preposterous corruption.

109 posted on 06/22/2014 12:22:46 PM PDT by Chewbarkah
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To: Right Brother

When all those people who didn’t sign up for “free healthcare” don’t get their refunds next year, EVERYONE will know all about the IRS.

110 posted on 06/22/2014 12:52:14 PM PDT by VerySadAmerican (Liberals were raised by women or wimps.)
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To: tired&retired; maggief; LucyT; hoosiermama; Liz; onyx; crosslink


many thanks for that most informative post!

all y’all, ping to this one also!!!!

What level is a violation of this no-spoliation rule, is it a misdemeanor or a FELONY?

111 posted on 06/22/2014 12:55:08 PM PDT by WildHighlander57 ((WildHighlander57, returning after lurking since 2000)
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To: RummyChick

You know, if things ever let loose in this country, I wouldn’t want to live within a couple miles of anyone who was ever associated with that agency.

112 posted on 06/22/2014 12:58:00 PM PDT by Trod Upon (Every penny given to film and TV media companies goes right into enemy coffers. Starve them out!)
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To: RummyChick

Big difference between this and Watergate.

The media would do anything to destroy Nixon.

The media will do anything to protect Obama.

113 posted on 06/22/2014 1:04:07 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Gaffer

It is because close to half of the voters in this country do NOT pay taxes, so why should they care.

114 posted on 06/22/2014 1:14:26 PM PDT by SgtHooper (This is not my tag!)
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To: RummyChick

True, but there was further scuttlebutt about “recycling” the drive, which could mean destruction of the disks and/or heavy-duty wiping of the drive along with pulverizing the drives. But again, this data IS stored elsewhere. They simply need to get it before Odumbos cronies get it.

115 posted on 06/22/2014 1:17:29 PM PDT by SgtHooper (This is not my tag!)
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To: RummyChick

This thread is living proof of how much misinformation, bad information and outright guesses in lieu of the real facts we have to deal with when it comes to the IRS scandal. That’s really not intended as a criticism. It is simply an observation.

116 posted on 06/22/2014 1:18:42 PM PDT by InterceptPoint
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To: RummyChick

This makes things easier - now find the person that cancelled the contract & get the details. (who made the decision under what circumstances)

Next, find the company hired to take over this critical responsibility, and examine the transition plan.

118 posted on 06/22/2014 1:41:37 PM PDT by Triple (Socialism denies people the right to the fruits of their labor, and is as abhorrent as slavery)
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To: Kackikat

No, you are wrong again.

The IRS was leasing software from them. That was their only responsibility, to provide software. The IRS retained the legal obligation to retain paper copies of documents.

And the contract was only for the IRS Office of Chief Counsel, not the department where Lois Lerner worked.

120 posted on 06/22/2014 1:45:18 PM PDT by savedbygrace (But God!)
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