Last year the country was in turbulence to garner information that criminal allegations were levelled against senior government officials including the prime minister. Most damning among the allegations was the intention to cause grievous bodily harm to Guardian journalist Denyse Renne; to bribe the Director of Public Prosecutions Roger Gaspard into accepting a position of judge, and to seek the cooperation of chief justice Ivor Archie in hatching this plan. The fact is that they would have never gotten away with such a plan being unveiled since evidence of such alleged exchanges can be retrieved even if deleted.
Today, most of the applications are designed to be server-based. If the client evidence has been destroyed the server could spill residual evidence and sometimes hard-core evidence of all the communications. Sometimes Google cache could be helpful in collecting the evidence. Since servers are normally managed by ISPs (Internet Service Providers) and third-party contractors, the court order is required for this process.
Attorneys representing Attorney General Anand Ramlogan this week produced a certified affidavit from Google Inc which they claim invalidates the entire emailgate scandal. This is a smart move on their part since only google that can clear this issue.
What a waste of parliamentary time and tamper on the population’s emotions. I definitely wouldn’t like to be in Dr Rowley’s shoes at this point.