Adam Mazmanian reports:
A Senate bill to standardize the way the government treats email for the purposes of law enforcement access could clear an important hurdle when Congress returns from its summer recess. The measure will get a markup in the Judiciary Committee, according to a spokesperson Utah Republican Mike Lee, the bill’s sponsor.
The bill, aimed at updating the 1986 Electronic Communications Privacy Act, would require law enforcement to obtain warrants to search email stored on remote servers.
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