Here's an interesting intersection of privacy and access to information.
There's been some buzz on the internets suggesting that Republican VP nominee Sarah Palin has been using personal e-mail accounts to thwart freedom of information legislation. But in the past days, someone has hacked into her Yahoo! mail account (firstname.lastname@example.org), which is an egregious invasion of her privacy but evidence that the accusations may be true. See: Sarah Palin Emails: Sarah Palin's Personal Emails.