What stored communications records can network operators voluntarily disclose?
First ask whether provider offers communications services to the public generally, or if it is a private provider
public provider - if services may be accessed by any user who complies with required procedure and pays any fees
If not a public provider – ECPA doesn’t apply to preclude from voluntarily disclosing to law enforcement or others
AOL is a public provider,
A company that provides e-mail and voice mail services to employees is a private provider