Ig Nobel filmmaker tries to retrieve deleted email

Bahram Sadeghi documented his recent attempt to recover a deleted email message. Sadeghi telephoned the NSA (America’s National Security Agency). The NSA is known to record and store much of the world’s email traffic. He asked: “I understand you keep track of lots of e-mails and internet data, can you help me? The conversation continued from there:

The Washington Post later interviewed Sadeghi about this.

Sadeghi was born in Iran. For many years now he has lived in the Netherlands, where he makes films. We met him some years ago when he produced a series of six mini-movies about Ig Nobel Prize winners. Here are those short films: