Email Timeline Post Election 2016
Original Email Timeline – Pre-Election 2016
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August 01, 2008 - State Department rules prohibit the way some sensitive information will later be used on Clinton’s private server.
September 01, 2008 - It is decided to replace Clinton’s first private server with a larger server built by Pagliano.
January 12, 2009 - Huma Abedin allegedly wants Clinton’s email account on a private server and not on a server that is managed by someone else, so that is what is arranged.
March 01, 2009 - Clinton’s personal email server is replaced; she will use the new one for the rest of her term as secretary of state.
March 01, 2009 - Bryan Pagliano and Justin Cooper jointly manage Clinton’s private server.
March 01, 2009 - Pagliano is warned that classified information could be sent to Clinton’s private server, but there is no sign he takes action or passes this warning on.
July 01, 2010 - After contacting a Secret Service agent about frequent hacking attacks on Clinton’s server, the managers of the server apparently never contact anyone else from other government departments for help.
July 01, 2010 - “Brute force” hacking attempts on Clinton’s private server begin and steadily increase, but it is unknown if any are successful.
July 01, 2010 - A Secret Service agent advises Pagliano to take a step to improve the security of Clinton’s private server, but the step is not taken.
January 05, 2013 - Someone accesses the email account of one of Bill Clinton’s staffers on the private server used to host Hillary Clinton’s emails.
May 31, 2013 - A device is bought to make back-ups of Clinton’s private server, but a Clinton company makes clear it doesn’t want any back-up data stored remotely.
June 01, 2013 - Clinton’s server is relocated and then replaced by a new server, but the old server keeps running.
July 01, 2013 - Clinton’s emails still are not encrypted.
October 01, 2013 - Clinton’s server gets anti-hacking protection after going several months without any.
December 01, 2013 - Clinton’s old server, no longer being used, is turned off.
March 02, 2015 - The company managing Clinton’s server tightens security on the server after its existence is exposed.
March 03, 2015 - A surge of hacking attempts follows the revelation of Clinton’s use of a private email server in the media.
March 03, 2015 - The company managing Clinton’s private server fails to fully test its security vulnerabilities.
March 03, 2015 - Cheryl Mills has a computer company check on the condition of Clinton’s private server after the media makes Clinton’s use of the server front-page news.
March 07, 2015 - Changes are made to the security settings of Clinton’s private server after its existence was revealed in the media.
August 01, 2015 - A company recommends improving security for Clinton’s server, which is still in use, but the FBI wants no changes.
August 12, 2015 - The company managing Clinton’s private server is worried they will be blamed for a change of policy that results in the deletion of Clinton’s emails.
July 05, 2016 - FBI Director Comey announces he will not recommend Clinton’s indictment on any charge, but he calls her “extremely careless” in handling highly classified information.
July 05, 2016 - Comey’s comments indicate it is “very likely” Clinton’s emails were hacked, but solid proof may never be found.
July 07, 2016 - FBI Director James Comey says Clinton’s private server was less secure than the State Department’s computer network or a commercial email provider.
September 02, 2016 - The FBI was unable to confirm hackers broke into Clinton’s system, but it cites an inability to gather enough evidence to do so.