Look, if I knowingly hide something from the public that shouldn't be hidden, and you find out about it, I don't feel that constitutes invasion of privacy. I should not have hidden it in the first place! Doesn't anyone in the media grasp simple stuff like this enough to stop reporting on this in a "he said, she said" manner and just call it what it is?
A group of computer hackers said yesterday they accessed a Yahoo! e-mail account of Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, the Republican vice presidential nominee, publishing some of her private communications to expose what appeared to be her use of a personal account for government business.
"At around midnight last night some members affiliated with the group gained access to governor Palin's email account, 'firstname.lastname@example.org' and handed over the contents to the government sunshine site Wikileaks.org," said a message on the site.