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Harvard Yard is pictured in winter 2009. (chensiyuan/Wikimedia Commons)
Harvard Yard is pictured in winter 2009. (chensiyuan/Wikimedia Commons)

Harvard University is defending its decision to search some employees emails to find the source of a leak to the Harvard Crimson student newspaper.

School officials say they were just trying to protect the privacy of students implicated in a cheating scandal last year.

But on campus, some Harvard employees are not satisfied with the explanation.

Here & Now's Curt Nickisch reports.

This segment aired on March 12, 2013.

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