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 December 1, 2015  Posted by  Laws, Surveillance, U.S.

Mario Trujillo reports:

House Judiciary Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.) on Tuesday proposed tweaking an email privacy bill supported by more than 300 members to include an exemption that would force Internet companies to turn over customer data during an emergency.

Supporters of the Email Privacy Act see any changes as unnecessary, given that the bill has won support from a supermajority of the House in the past two congresses. However, reservations from federal agencies and law enforcement to the legislation have prevented the bill from moving.

Read more on The Hill.

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