Jun 182014
 June 18, 2014  Posted by  Featured News, Laws, Surveillance, U.S.

Kate Tummarello reports:

A bill to prevent law enforcement officials without warrants from accessing private email accounts is now backed by the majority of the House.

The Email Privacy Act from Reps. Kevin Yoder (R-Kan.) and Jared Polis (D-Colo.) gained its 218th co-sponsor late on Tuesday, giving the sponsors hope that the bill could move this year.

Read more on The Hill.

The bill is H.R. 1852. The ACLU issued this statement this morning, saying, ““The House needs to act now.”

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