When you hit ‘delete’, does that really mean that the email is gone forever? Not necessarily, according to this video.

This follows the situation where Hillary Clinton has been put under a lot of pressure regarding her use of a personal email account when she was the U.S. Secretary of State.

‘Good Question’ investigates what happens when you delete an email.

“Think of it like a library book on the shelf,” said Nate Dittmar, a computer forensic investigator with Computer Forensic Services. “When you get rid of an email, you’re not getting rid of the book, you’re getting rid of the card catalog entry.”

The video

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