Electronic Communications Privacy Act
The legislation is identical to a Senate bill that Orrin Hatch introduced this month.
The bill might actually weaken people’s privacy on the Internet, companies warned.
The proposal would update the 1986 Electronic Communications Privacy Act.
Groups says it's time for Congress to require a warrant for searching old emails.
Microsoft is currently locked in a legal battle over emails stored on a foreign server.
If the senator has his way, the next Congress will look at patent trolls and email privacy.
Google, Microsoft and other titans want police to get a warrant before searching emails.
The bill would require the FCC to prohibit “paid prioritization” deals.
Reps. John Conyers (D-Mich.) and Jerry Nadler (D-N.Y.) want to change the law that deprives emails...
Lawmakers and advocates say the report could lend momentum to several bills in Congress.
Police shouldn’t be able to search people’s emails without a warrant, privacy and civil liberties...
Rep. Zoe Lofgren (D-Cailf.) repeated calls for sweeping privacy reforms to address both National...
A bill that restricts government access to emails is dividing tech companies.
Despite the backing, the Email Privacy Act still isn't guaranteed to move.
Sens. Patrick Leahy and Mike Lee plan to reintroduce legislation in the "coming weeks."
GOP congressman touted his proposal to update the Electronic Communications Privacy Act.
Spending on lobbying was up at many tech companies last quarter.
The bill would update a nearly 30-year-old law.
Leahy hoped the ruling would lead to other kinds of digital privacy.
House lawmakers are being asked to support the Email Privacy Act.
More than 80 percent of people in six states and the greater Los Angeles area wanted to overhaul...
Business and privacy advocates are pushing Obama to take a stand on email searches.
Privacy and civil liberties advocates are pushing regulators and the Obama administration to...
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