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 April 1, 2016  Posted by  Govt, Laws, Surveillance

Alexei Alexis reports:

Outgoing Federal Trade Commissioner Julie Brill said she hopes the agency will rethink its stance on e-mail privacy proposals before Congress.

The FTC issued a  statement in September objecting to proposals that would overhaul the 1986 Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA). Proposed changes would make it more difficult for law enforcers across the federal government to access the content of e-mails.

Brill, who is expected to step down on March 31, issued a  conflicting statement at the time.

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