Jun 042015
 June 4, 2015  Laws, Surveillance

Conservative HQ writes:

One hundred conservatives from across the country sent Senator Mike Lee a letter urging him to abolish the use of “judge-less” administrative subpoenas to obtain emails of Americans.

Senator Lee is cosponsor of “Electronic Communications Privacy Act Amendments Act of 2015,” which represents that it “requires the government to obtain a warrant from a court before requiring providers to disclose the content of [email] communications.”

However, the bill actually does not require judges to issue warrants before government obtains our emails, but allows government agencies such as the DEA, NSA, EPA, EEOC, SEC, FTC, etc. to bypass judges and unilaterally issue their own subpoenas, and without probable cause, in violation of the express language of the Fourth Amendment.

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