IRS contracted with email archiving company in 2005

Is that a smoking gun  I smell?  It turns out the IRS contracted with a company that provides email backup services starting in 2005.  This first came to light in the Twitter feed of moregenr, who noticed that the IRS appears on the client list of email  archiving service provider Sonasoft. The IRS is listed as a customer of Sonasoft software - "Email Archiving Done Right" — Morgen (@morgenr) June 20, 2014 This was was picked up by Peter Suderman of Reason, who writes: The IRS had a contract with email backup service vendor Sonasoft starting in 2005,according to, which lists the contract as being for "automatic data processing services." Sonasoft's motto is "email archiving done right," and the companylists the IRS as a customer. In 2009, Sonasoft even sent out a Tweet advertising its work for the IRS.  The exact details of the service...(Read Full Post)